[uf-discuss] Microformat Question

Paul Kinlan paul.kinlan at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 05:56:29 PST 2006


I am quite new to this list, so please excuse me if I am talking nonsense or
if this has been discussed [I have trawled the archives, although only

Has a microformat been proposed around "Questions and Answers".

I think it would be good to mark a question and the corresponding answer in

<span class=qa><span class=question>Where does paul kinlan live?</span><span

It could help solve some semantic meaning to what part of text is a question
and what is the anwser.

For instance I get a lot of searches coming to my site with queries such as
"How do I...", "What does...".  I could set up a "search engine" that parses
pages with this micro format in and indexes question and answer pairs rather
than whole text pages.

Is this a good idea?  Is it worth progressing?  Has it already been

Paul Kinlan
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