[uf-discuss] microformats for normal people, like my mum
thom at ts0.com
Thu Jun 28 07:59:27 PDT 2007
yes, it's a "thing", it's different. FF3 can't just add any address you
see to your address book, its a specific kind of address that just looks
the same, and you need a browser or plugin or something that understands
that specific "thing"
So whats the thing called, micro-what? or "Resuable Data" (with the MF
Andy Mabbett wrote:
> 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
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