[uf-discuss] Hidden metadata no microformats

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Mon Jul 2 15:57:23 PDT 2007

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<8ad71be30707021141q3077b537l2369f71823b7fdd8 at mail.gmail.com>, Benjamin 
West <bewest at gmail.com> writes

>On 6/30/07, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
>> Several editors on Wikipedia are calling for the modification of the
>> templates which implement microformat, to use hidden metadata.
>> I thought there was a prohibition on hidden metadata in the specs, or at
>> least somewhere on the wiki, but all I Can find now is:
>>         visible data is much better for humans than invisible metadata
>> on:
>>  <http://microformats.org/wiki/microformats#the_microformats_principles>
>> Can someone remind me what I'm missing, please?

>http://tantek.com/log/2005/06.html#d03t2359 "Principles of visibility
>and human friendliness".

Thank you, but I was after something canonical, not an op-ed.

>> --
>> Andy Mabbett

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Andy Mabbett

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