[uf-discuss] HTML::Microformats and XML::Atom::Microformats stable releases

Toby Inkster mail at tobyinkster.co.uk
Tue Dec 21 04:28:32 PST 2010

I released the first stable version of HTML::Microformats a
few days ago, but was waiting for the first stable release of
XML::Atom::Microformats before I announced it here.

HTML::Microformats is a Perl module to parse microformats
embedded in HTML or XHTML, outputting them as RDF, JSON or
native Perl objects.

It offers support for all microformat specifications (except
rel-nofollow), most of the drafts, and all of the design
patterns listed on the front page of the microformats.org wiki,
and a little bit more.

See also:

(There's a known bug surrounding RDF output of rel=me.)

XML::Atom::Microformats brings the same functionality to
HTML and XHTML content found in <content> elements within
Atom feeds.

See also:

Also perhaps worth mentioning is HTML::Data::Parser which wraps
HTML::Microformats alongside an RDFa parser, microdata parser,
and other modules that extract data from HTML, exposing the result
as a single RDF model suitable for querying with SPARQL.


There's a little demo of the combined parser here:


It's not intended for production use and has some unicode issues at the

Toby A Inkster
<mailto:mail at tobyinkster.co.uk>

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