[microformats-discuss] Re: playlist microformat

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Sat Sep 3 16:03:09 PDT 2005

On Sep 3, 2005, at 3:07 PM, Lucas Gonze wrote:

> On 9/3/05, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
>> Who's in?
> I'm in, of course.
> Can we spin off social software for this project?  Wikis are better as
> records of conversations or whiteboards than for working together on a
> shared purpose.
> And what are we building, anyway?

Very good question.

Defining some *real world* use cases would be great here.

> An XHTML version of media RSS?
> Sequences to render in time?  Musicbrainz expressed in h* rather than
> RDF?  A reblogging-friendly HTML template?

I think those could all be considered the same thing.


>> It might be interesting to add the XSPF field names to in a column  
>> in these
>> tables
> I added them to that page a while ago, though I think that the
> comparison tables are out of sync.
> As a general point, members of the XSPF group were extremely aware of
> the patterns and history of media metadata.  The fields we chose, the
> details of our definitions, and our abstractions were very deliberate.
>  (which perhaps need to be harmonized into one "media metadata
>> comparison" table, rather than one specific for podcasts, and one  
>> specific
>> for video):
> Or rather, factored.  Some aspects of media metadata are about
> chronologically updated documents, others are about specific media
> types, others are about eCommerce.

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