andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed May 2 11:56:11 PDT 2007
Two of my recent edits, soon reverted by Tantek, were to remove a red
link, under the heading "see also" to from:
The red link was to:
and had existed since 15/ 16 December 2005 - over 16 months ago
was created at the same time as those red links:
but was deleted by Tantek less than one hour later:
with the edit summary:
deleted "microshow": 1. This is a shell page. 2. It is based on
a premature *-brainstorming page. 3. It ignores existing
Tantek then noted, on both "/show-brainstroimng" and
This page has been prematurely created ... Any microformat about
a show, or video, or tv should be worked on within the context
of media-metadata-examples, rather than creating new pages for
I can find no other reference to "microshow" on IRC or the WIki.
It was briefly discussed in this December 2005 mailing list thread:
in which Tantek commented:
I also noticed this: http://microformats.org/wiki/microshow
Please do not create a microformat page for something for which
there isn't even a strawman specification in the *-brainstorming
page. Shell pages like this one will be deleted..
Can anyone tell me why these red links should remain on the Wiki? What
information do they convey, and what purpose do they serve, other than
inviting and enticing people to create "/microshow", apparently outside
the beloved "process"?
* Say "NO!" to compulsory ID Cards: <http://www.no2id.net/>
* Free Our Data: <http://www.freeourdata.org.uk>
* Are you using Microformats, yet: <http://microformats.org/> ?
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