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

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar ernest.prabhakar at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 11:34:32 PDT 2007

Hi Andy,

On Apr 27, 2007, at 11:21 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> 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.

Well, that's the experiment we are currently performing: to see  
whether we (the microformats.orf community) can encourage the outside  
world to accept our definitions of microformats vs. POSH and semantic  
HTML.  You may not think we'll succeed, but I don't see that as a  
reason not to try.

-- Ernie P.

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