[uf-discuss] Authority (was: Text::Microformat - a uf parser for Perl)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Apr 27 11:21:14 PDT 2007

In message <81175C25-24E7-4C8F-9F3D-2DACD8FA8352 at gmail.com>, Dr. Ernie
Prabhakar <ernest.prabhakar at gmail.com> writes

>> That's a point-of view, but not a definitive fact. Who says it's
>>not a microformat? With what authority?
>Um, is there any authority you *would* accept for that usage?

It doesn't matter what I do, or would, accept; it's what the wider
public would accept which is at issue.

>The "common usage" on this list is that "microformats" is best  applied
>that markup which follows the microformat process:
>> http://microformats.org/wiki/process
>and that other forms of semantic markup should be referred to as
>"semantic HTML" or POSH.

Indeed - but again, it's what happens *outside* this list which is at

Andy Mabbett
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