[uf-discuss] Search on CSS element (was: Making Microformats Searchable)

Ara Pehlivanian ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 04:34:09 PST 2007

> Last week in Boston we were discussing Pingerati and "how do you find
> microformats" (in general). One passing idea I had was that search
> engines should supply a CSS element selector. So for example, to find
> Tantek's hCard we could search "tantek css:vcard". Neatly, this shows
> one of the great benefits of microformats -- by working in HTML data
> world, we gain the benefits of existing tools but still work with
> data.

I'm not sure if I understand you correctly, but if by css:vcard you
mean a parameter that looks for cascading style sheet selectors (in
reference to the class name that has 'hCard" as a value) then, class
names aren't CSS, they're in fact HTML.


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