[uf-rest] Ruby/Rails helper for Microformats?

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at opendarwin.org
Thu Aug 31 21:13:17 PDT 2006

Hi David,

On Aug 31, 2006, at 5:49 PM, David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:
> So I think the road to microformats is still through mapping. I  
> don't see the benefits yet being so powerful that they get to call  
> the shots in domain modeling, but that may well depend on your  
> situation. So if you feel that its the case for you, I'd be happy  
> to see experiments in that way.
> But in summary: Get a plugin going for this. That's how the new  
> REST support got its start (Simply Restful).

Thanks for the advice.  So, what should such a plug-in do?  Define  
method names for common microformat elements, so that they can be  
invoked from rhtml files? Like (I presume) Assaf is doing:


Or is there a better way?

-- Ernie P.

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