[uf-discuss] microformats for normal people, like my mum
paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz
Wed Jun 27 17:36:21 PDT 2007
From: "Alex Faaborg" <faaborg at mozilla.com>
> I'm a little wary of associating microformats too closely with Smart Tags
> or IntelliSense given the massive public outcry Microsoft received when
> they considered including the feature in IE6. There are obviously some
> very important distinctions between the two systems, (microformats are
> open and extensible, and web site creators place microformats in their
> pages instead of the browser injecting them). But these distinctions may
> be subtle enough to cause some initial confusion if the user facing name
> is similar.
While reflecting on this over lunch I came to similar conclusions.
Perhaps we should use terms that we already have and know, and call the
pages Semantically Rich, or something.
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