[uf-discuss] Formating Code

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at opendarwin.org
Mon Oct 31 13:43:40 PST 2005

Hi David,

On Oct 31, 2005, at 1:41 PM, David House wrote:
> If we're marking up metadata, which I guess is your intention judging
> by your example, then I'm all for it. Others may argue that a new
> microformat is not necessary; simply using a mixture of hCard,
> rel-license and a few other existing MFs would be sufficient, but I
> disagree. Code has metadata specific to it, like version number,
> documentation URL and so on which wouldn't fit under any other
> umbrella format.

That seems like an empirically verifiable question.  However, most  
places that publish code appear to use plain text, not HTML, so I'm  
not sure where we'd find a good sample dataset...

-- Ernie P.

Ernest N. Prabhakar, Ph.D. <drernie at opendarwin.org>
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