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

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Jan 30 14:52:26 PST 2008

In message <6957BC11-FDAA-4E64-BCF4-C5BABF301222 at w3.org>, Karl Dubost 
<karl at w3.org> writes

>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.

I'm not suggesting that the former model be prohibited.

><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 

Nor am I suggesting that those be prohibited.

Andy Mabbett

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