[uf-discuss] Microformat Base

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Mon Dec 5 09:03:20 PST 2005

On Dec 5, 2005, at 1:10 AM, Chris Messina wrote:
> On 12/4/05, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
>> Personally, I suspect there's just not enough microformatted
>> content out there yet to make it worth Google's cycles parsing
>> it." [2].  But I thought it better to try and prove myself wrong with
>> some code than to just speculate about it.
> Um, why are we waiting for Google? I mean, besides technorati, aren't
> microformats kind of the next frontier for "smart" search engines?

Um, I don't think Scott's waiting, he's already built a spider to  
index a bunch of µf's.

> The "web as distributed database" sounds pretty damn appealing to me.

Still gotta index stuff.

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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