[uf-discuss] Dublin Core as a microformat (was: Re: xfn and biographies)

Karl Dubost karl at w3.org
Wed Jan 30 14:35:08 PST 2008

Le 31 janv. 2008 à 05:20, Andy Mabbett a écrit :
> and, since there is clearly a schema already in existence, a piece of
> hidden metadata such as:
>        <meta name="DC.publisher" content="Acme Inc.">

                      "hidden"               "hidden"

> easily becomes publishable as:
>        <span class="DC.publisher">Acme Inc.</span>

                      "hidden"       visible

Just the name becomes visible for people.
There are meta names which are useful, let's be careful before  
throwing the baby with the water of the bath.

<meta name="Description" content="blablablabla"/>
<meta name="Keywords"    content="foo, bar, boo"/>

are both used by Spotlight for example for indexing documents on Mac  
Os X. That is very practical. There are also used by many search  
engines indexers. It would be good to make a survey of what of Dublin  
Core is implemented in which products in terms of authoring and  

Karl Dubost - W3C
Be Strict To Be Cool

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