[uf-discuss] microformats for normal people, like my mum

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Thu Jun 28 07:40:28 PDT 2007

In message <4683C072.7010201 at fatbusinessman.com>, David Thompson 
<microformats at fatbusinessman.com> writes

>> We need a way to get across to people that content can be lifted out 
>>of  pages and used in useful ways, when those pages support it. And 
>>people  need to call it something. Maybe it should just be "Reusable 
>"The new version of our browser will let you pull contacts and events 
>out of web pages and into your address book and calendar."
>What's wrong with that?

It doesn't tell people why it will work on some sites and not others; or 
that there's a way they can change the pages they publish to make the 
content available is such a way.

We *do* need some sort of label, to tell people that this is something 

Andy Mabbett

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