[uf-discuss] Google Code microformat?

Samuel Richter mephtu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 13:25:32 PST 2008

Dude, you are giving me a headache.

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 9:55 AM, David Janes <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Samuel Richter <mephtu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It seems to me that both hAtom and hDOAP present limitations of a sort
>> when it comes to providing feeds for software updates.  On the one
>> hand with hAtom, you have a generic microformat with no way of
>> identifying any content beyond it merely being feed content and with
>> hDOAP, you have no mechanism for providing update information.  Do you
>> see the gap I'm trying to show?
> It's rather difficult to discuss this in the abstract, without a real
> world example to pin it against.
> The utility of the markup is often as much defined by _it's use_ and
> _it's user_ as anything: if you know that http://projects.example.com
> lists has project information that's marked up in hAtom, then that's
> very different than if you don't care about projects or that page.
> Note that hAtom's purpose is not to provide "feeds" for anything: it's
> a way of semantically marking up certain types of data on pages.
> Regards, etc...
> --
> David Janes
> Mercenary Programmer
> http://code.davidjanes.com
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