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** most recent date reviewed
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== Proposals ==
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== Proposal discussed over IRC ==
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==== What is the proposal? ====
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* Define a new microformat for aggregate reviews.
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* The format will contain only value (the number of reviews) and an embedded hReview that contains details like the average review score, summary, and a reference to the object of the review.
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==== Why was this proposal preferred? ====
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* Creating a new uF rather than extending hReview doesn't require branching the spec for hReview and provides clean separation in case we want to extend the new format to include other data in the future
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* Supporting only the number of reviews (rather than scores per rating, etc) is probably sufficient for 80% of sites with aggregate reviews.
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== All proposals suggested ==
==== 1) Do nothing. Aggregation must be done by the microformats parser ====
==== 1) Do nothing. Aggregation must be done by the microformats parser ====
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* Cons: some redundancy with hReview. Extending hReview might be sufficient
* Cons: some redundancy with hReview. Extending hReview might be sufficient
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== Discussion ==
 
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* Kavi: option #2 seems simple and covers the 80% case well for supporting aggregate reviews.
 
== See Also ==
== See Also ==
* Aggregate reviews: [[aggregate-review-examples|examples]] - [[aggregate-review-formats|formats]]
* Aggregate reviews: [[aggregate-review-examples|examples]] - [[aggregate-review-formats|formats]]
* [[hreview|hReview]]
* [[hreview|hReview]]

Revision as of 18:51, 9 February 2009

Ideas for how to support aggregate reviews via microformats.


Contents

Common themes amongst examples (that we might want to support)

Proposal discussed over IRC

What is the proposal?

Why was this proposal preferred?

All proposals suggested

1) Do nothing. Aggregation must be done by the microformats parser

2) Extend existing hReview format to include "reviewcount"

3) Define a new microformat type for aggregate reviews


See Also

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