[Microformats-dev] in progress draft of hcard-parsing

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Mon Aug 8 10:46:08 PDT 2005

On Aug 6, 2005, at 11:49 AM, Tantek Çelik wrote:

> Greetings microformats developers,
> I have begun braindumping my original thoughts on compound  
> microformats
> parsing, using hCard as a specific example.
>  http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard-parsing

My favorite part about this technique is that it uses CSS selectors  
to extract data from the (X)HTML page.

/me goes to see what languages have CSS selector support

Unfortunately, it appears that not many languages have support for  
using CSS selectors to extract content. The only real example I've  
seen is this:


Which uses CSS selectors in javascript to apply behaviors (which,  
IMNSHO, is awesome).

Does anyone know of CSS selector implementations in any other  
languages? (besides in-browser support)


> I will add to it during the weekend (hopefully completing it), but  
> I wanted
> all of you to see it in progress in case it helps your work and
> understanding of microformats.
> Please note that this document is preliminary and incomplete, and  
> thus hold
> onto any perceived issues for now.

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