[microformats-discuss] Definition of "microformat"?
stephen at downes.ca
Sun Sep 18 05:17:15 PDT 2005
Tantek Çelik wrote:
>"Microformats are descriptions of types of human readable data that can be
>expressed in a consistent manner and which can be part of, or embedded in,
>larger visible data elements for interchange or presentation. When the
>consistent expression of a microformat is defined and widely employed, this
>data may be reliably extracted from these larger data elements, thus
>allowing the microformat data to assist in the characterization and indexing
>of the larger data elements."
Works for me.
Stephen Downes ~ Research Officer ~ National Research Council Canada
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