Re: [uf-discuss] Optimus — microformats parser

gareth rushgrove gareth at
Wed Sep 19 01:24:08 PDT 2007

Hi Dmitry

On 9/19/07, Dmitry Baranovskiy <dmitry.baranovskiy at> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Inspired by Brian's X2V[1] and Drew's presentation "Can Your Website
> be Your API?"[2] I wrote µf parser that transforms any microformatted
> web page to XML or JSON. It could be used as an API to any web site
> with microformats. I hope now we could see some µf based mashups.

Brilliant. I started along a similar road [1] but didn't cover nearly
as much ground, more just a proof of concept.

I'll definately be having a play soon. I note you've made all the
XML/XSL files available for download. Under what licence are these
available? I'd love to be able to use them in commercial projects if
it comes to that.



> Characteristics at glance:
> Supported formats:      hCalendar, hCard, hAtom, hResume, hReview,
> xFolkentry, adr, geo, xfn, votelinks, rel-nofollow, rel-tag,
> rel-license
> Output formats:         XML, JSON, JSON-P
> URL:                  
> Query parameters:       uri — URI of the resource
>                                 format — output format ("xml" or "json", default is "xml") [optional]
>                                 function — name of call back function for JSON [optional]
>                                 filter — space separated names of microformats
>                                                 (default is "vevent vcard hfeed hresume hreview
>                                                 xfolkentry adr geo xfn votelinks rel-nofollow rel-tag
> rel-license") [optional]
> Examples:
> I happy to hear any feedback, good (on-list) or bad (off-list) :)
> 1.
> 2.
> --
> Best regards,
> Dmitry Baranovskiy
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Gareth Rushgrove

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