[microformats-discuss] Re: Education
David Janes -- BlogMatrix
davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Fri Oct 7 02:37:21 PDT 2005
Wow, thanks Ernie. I spent an afternoon (well, parts of it) trying to
come up with an explanation about what we're on about; you got the best
two of them in there.
Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Oct 5, 2005, at 1:15 PM, David Janes -- BlogMatrix wrote:
>> Microformats are for codifying commonly used information-rich HTML
>> content in such a way that semantic meaning can be machine extracted.
> These are great quotes. I've added them to the <http://
> microformats.org/wiki/introduction> page. Feel free to hack further.
> == What are Microformats? ==
> Microformats are the "dictionaries" of XHTML semantic content. They
> are for codifying commonly used information-rich HTML content in such a
> way that semantic meaning can be machine extracted. In short, they are
> the easiest-possible way to design data (or data formats) intended for
> reuse on the web.
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