[uf-discuss] Digg joins DataPortability Project (Microformats mentioned)

Manu Sporny msporny at digitalbazaar.com
Tue Jan 29 18:24:36 PST 2008

Digg has joined the DataPortability[1] Project:


>From the piece:

"Just this week, we added MicroID, a Microformat that lets you prove to
other services that you own your Digg user profile."

Since when was "MicroID" a Microformat? Reading through the spec, it
does some very non-microformatty things:

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It's great that they're doing the whole data portability thing, but
looks like they're not quite sure about the details yet? Anyone know
anybody at Digg that could shed some light on where they're going with
all of this?

-- manu

[1] http://www.dataportability.org/

Manu Sporny
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