[microformats-discuss] XOXT@Web2.0 Re: XHTML tables as CSV-like "records"?

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at opendarwin.org
Mon Oct 3 11:22:12 PDT 2005

Hi Ryan,

On Oct 3, 2005, at 10:56 AM, Ryan King wrote:

> I'd like to define a subset of <table> + children that can be  
> unambiguously unserialzed to data structures in common programming  
> languages.
> We have similar stuff for XOXO that Kevin will hopefully soon be  
> open sourcing, which converts xoxo to and from python and php.
> Being able to convert between lists of lists or arrays of arrays to  
> html tables (and back) would be a useful new microformat.

Ooh! Ooh!  Exactly!!

>> Perhaps we can discuss this at Web 2.0 this week.  I presume  
>> you'll be at Tantek's talk Wed AM?  Anyone else?
> Planning on it.

I would *love* to address the general topic of "Microformat  
Serialization" this week at Web 2.0.  In fact, I've rewritten my  
plist proposal in support of that:


As always, comments are welcome.

-- Ernie P.

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