[uf-new] Proposal: wishlist microformat

Paul Wilkins paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz
Mon Apr 2 00:21:02 PDT 2007

Scott Reynen wrote:

> On Apr 1, 2007, at 7:33 PM, John wrote:
>> Many auction websites have a "wanted" section, where people can  post 
>> what they want. They usually go unnoticed because they're  relatively 
>> few and it's very unlikely that someone will have one of  the items 
>> listed there.
> Can you point to some examples of these wanted lists on auction  
> websites?  Generally if they're relatively few, they're not  
> appropriate for a microformat (which targets the "low-hanging fruit"  
> of widely published data), but maybe these lists share semantics with  
> some type of information published more widely (e.g. job listings are  
> a sort of wanted list).  I'm still not very clear on what we're  
> talking about and it would be helpful to see some examples.

It seems to me that wanted sections, wish-lists and jobs wanted would 
all fall under the classification of classifieds.

Paul Wilkins

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