[uf-discuss] Regarding POSH and misuse of the microformats logo

Patrick H. Lauke redux at splintered.co.uk
Sun May 6 16:07:02 PDT 2007

Frances Berriman wrote:

> This is kind of why I have a problem with the "POSH" thing.
> Yeah, it's meant to be a bit of a joke (and plenty of people are
> laughing) - but for those people that would actually benefit from
> improving their knowledge of HTML and semantics - seeing another
> acronym with unknown origins thrown around isn't necessarily going to
> make them learn any more!

Also, from a marketing perspective, I'd posit that "plain" and "old" are 
probably not the best terms to sex up and sell the idea.

Patrick H. Lauke
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