[uf-new] New uF: Version

Samuel Richter mephtu at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 8 14:38:07 PDT 2008

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From: Ciaran McNulty <mail at ciaranmcnulty.com>
To: For discussion of new microformats. <microformats-new at microformats.org>
Sent: Friday, August 8, 2008 9:28:55 AM
Subject: Re: [uf-new] New uF: Version

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Scott Reynen
<scott at makedatamakesense.com> wrote:
> I guess I'm not yet convinced by your use case here.  An application would
> periodically reload the web page for each application to see if it's been
> updated?

Plenty of applications 'dial home' to see if there are pending
updates, and the same applications also have download links, so why
not combine the two?

It would be nice to see some sort of checksum mechanism possible too.

Certainly an idea worth talking about, I agree the markup is a bit premature.

-Ciaran McNulty
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Yes, checksums as well as a "What's New" snippet to guide the user in making an informed decision.


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