[uf-discuss] Ufs on bbc.co.uk/music

Mike Kaply microformats at kaply.com
Tue Jul 3 12:04:23 PDT 2007

Maybe this just shows how n optimization is a bad idea?

Just because someone's name is Ludacris, doesn't mean it's a nick name.

And just because someone's name is 50 Cent doesn't mean their first
name is 50 and their last name is Cent.

Mike Kaply

On 7/3/07, Pelle W <mejllistor at kodfabrik.se> wrote:
> Andy Mabbett skrev:
> >> Unfortunately, the database doesn't tell me whether an artist is a
> >> person or a group.
> > I empathise - I had the same trouble with bands vs. artist in the
> > relevant infobox on Wikipedia, Fortunately, it is possible for other
> > parameters used there, to distinguish between them.
> >> So in the meantime it's the best I can do with available data...
> > I wonder whether "no microformats" would be better than "broken
> > microformats"?
> >
> > What do others think?
> I think that maybe all artist kan be considered a company because
> frankly their names are trademarks no matter if their own, a bands or
> something else.
> Britney Spears or Paris Hilton could both practically be caled Britney
> Spears Inc. or Paris Hilton Inc.
> It's better with broken microformats than no - but perhaps it's better
> broken the way I suggest than the way it is now?
> / Pelle
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