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

Nir Yariv niryariv at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 14:38:14 PST 2007

> > The point isn't whether it's hard for search engines to support MFs
> > (obviously it isn't), the point is whether to wait for a solution to
> > come from SE's side or implement it now in the publisher side.
> This is a false choice.  You can implement your own solution now in
> your publishing and encourage other publishers to do the same while
> those of us who are interested in better search engines can continue
> to pursue that avenue.  There's no reason anyone needs to choose
> between the two.  If you have a hypothesis about some way to improve
> the web, the best thing to do is test that hypothesis on the web.  If
> it works, you'll find it much easier to convince others of your idea
> by pointing to the success.  If it doesn't work, you can at least
> learn something in the process.

Absolutely - I don't think it's a "choose one" situation, sorry if it
came across like I do. In order for the publishing side to work,
though, there should be some standard text common across publishers,
so I thought it might be discussed here.


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