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Revision as of 21:33, 4 October 2007

Microformats Glossary

If you have a term you wish to see defined, please feel free to add it to the list, in alphabetical order (apart from the first entry).

microformat
See http://microformats.org/about/.
@
in the context of, say, @rel, this is shorthand for attribute, so "the @rel" should be read as "the rel attribute"
anti design pattern
???
attribute
??? (see HTML element on Wikipedia)
autodiscovery
see discovery
class
???
compound microformat
See compound-microformat
CSV
comma-separated-variables
deprecated
In the process of being phased out (see Deprecation on Wikiepedia)
design pattern
???
discovery
???
DRY
Don't Repeat Yourself
See DRY
element
??? (see HTML element on Wikipedia)
elemental microformat
See elemental-microformat
GPX
XML format for waypoints, tracks and trails, used by many GPS devices. See also KML.
grandfather(ed)
Something which is an exception to a rule (or pattern, behavior, etc.), because it existed before that rule was formulated.
HTML
HyperText Mark-up Language
see HTML on Wkiipedia and XHTML, below.
JSON
JavaScript Object Notation (pronounced "Jason")
a lightweight, text-based, human-readable format for representing data structures and arrays (see JSON).
KML
Keyhole Mark-up Language
XML format for waypoints, tracks and trails, used by Google Maps and others. See also GPX.
mark-up
n. the (X)HTML codes and related classes which, when wrapped around data, turn it into a web page.
mark up
v. to apply mark-up.
mfbot
mfbot is an IRC bot which logs all edits to this wiki.
microformat
See http://microformats.org/about/.
microformateer
A person involved with microformats.
namespace
???
parse
(verb) To extract data from a format using explicit parsing rules for one or more formats, such as microformats (see also "scrape").
See also 'parsing' on Wikipedia
picoformat
A syntax for communicating and executing commands with mobile devices over SMS. See picoformats
POSH
Plain Old Semantic (X)HTML
process
The recommended procedure for proposing a new microformat. See process
profile
???
property
???
rel
a property which signifies the relationship of one page to another, linked, page. See existing-rel-values.
rev
as rel, but applying in the reverse direction. Generally deprecated for microformats.
route
(In proposed extensions to Geo) - see geo-extension-waypoints#Terms
scrape
(verb) To extract apparent data from a file/stream (plain text, HTML, RSS, XML, whatever) using regular expressions or other made-up rules that are not explicitly defined by the data formats (if any) that you are extracting. (see also "parse")
semantic
(adjective) having meaning.
tag
???
tag space
???
track
(In proposed extensions to Geo) - see geo-extension-waypoints#Terms
uF
Shorthand for microformat, especially used in e-mail and on IRC. Plural: uFs.
URI
Uniform Resource Identifier: a compact string of characters used to identify or name a resource. See URIs on Wikipedia
URL
Uniform Resource Locator
  1. in popular usage, a widespread synonym for Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) — many popular and technical texts will use the term "URL" when referring to a URI
  2. in strict technical usage, a subset of URI specific to identifiers who are primarily locators.
See URLs on Wikipedia
value
??? (see HTML element on Wikipedia)
waypoint
(In proposed extensions to Geo) - see geo-extension-waypoints#Terms
(X)HTML
A generic term, meaning "HTML or XHTML".
XHTML
HTML reformulated in XML.
See see XHTML on Wkiipedia or http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/ for more information.
XMDP
(X)HTML Meta Data Profile
See XMDP on Wikipedia
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