[uf-discuss] one of the big questions

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Tue Oct 31 16:25:40 PST 2006

In message
<b5d3b8c70610220630j6132c67cq86f99afea7cb586e at mail.gmail.com>, Charles
Roper <charles.roper at gmail.com> writes [with additional quoting

>> On IRC recently, in
>> <http://rbach.priv.at/Microformats-IRC/2006-10-22#T000157> Tantek wrote:
>> >one of the big question (sic) for species in my mind is what should
>> >the microformats approach be in general to the publishing and sharing
>> >of scientific knowledge?
>> and, shortly afterwards, in
>> <http://rbach.priv.at/Microformats-IRC/2006-10-22#T000638> he wrote:
>> >we should be at least a bit cautious with the solution of the
>> >representation of species so that it doesn't back us into a corner
>> >with regards the rest of scientific knowledge

>I'm afraid I don't quite understand what the concern is. Tantek, are
>you able to elaborate on your questions with, perhaps, some examples?

and I'd already asked:

>>I'm not clear how the latter might happen; how would the current
>>"species" proposal prevent, say, a "chemical-formula" uF? What other
>>uFs might it affect, negatively?
>>Does anyone have any thoughts on this, or the "big question"?

Answer came there none...

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