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=== Editors ===
 
=== Editors ===
* [http://bs-markup.de Bj
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* [http://bs-markup.de Björn Seibert]
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* [http://rbach.priv.at/ Robert Bachmann]
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* [http://tantek.com/ Tantek Çelik]
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=== Authors ===
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* [http://bs-markup.de Björn Seibert]
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* [http://rbach.priv.at/ Robert Bachmann]
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* [http://tantek.com/ Tantek Çelik]
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=== Contributors ===
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* [http://maetl.coretxt.net.nz Mark Rickerby]
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== Purpose ==
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A microformat to describe the contents of a (we)blog. It provides a specific set of information to categorize a (we)blog. Enables easier search for humans and efficient collection of information by machines.
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Here are some of examples for information that might be provided:
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* Details about the blog
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* Blog name (e.g: "John Doe's Blog")
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** Blog URI (e.g: http://example.org/ )
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** Lanuage used for the blog, read-able by machines (e.g: "en-US" or "de")
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** Topics covered by the blog
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** A short description
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** Available feeds (RSS, Atom, etc.)
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** A small logo image
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* Details about the author(s)
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** Name (e.g: "John Doe")
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** Organisation
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** Contact details
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** Geographical Location
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== Existing practice ==
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=== Blog Posts ===
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Moved to [http://microformats.org/wiki/blog-post-examples#Rough_Examples blog-post-examples].
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=== Blog description ===
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Moved to [[blog-description-examples]].
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== See also ==
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* [[blog-description-format-brainstorming]] for examples on how things ''could'' be done.

Revision as of 05:21, 24 June 2007

Blog description format (background research)

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Discussion Participants

Editors

Authors

Contributors

Purpose

A microformat to describe the contents of a (we)blog. It provides a specific set of information to categorize a (we)blog. Enables easier search for humans and efficient collection of information by machines.

Here are some of examples for information that might be provided:

  • Details about the blog
  • Blog name (e.g: "John Doe's Blog")
    • Blog URI (e.g: http://example.org/ )
    • Lanuage used for the blog, read-able by machines (e.g: "en-US" or "de")
    • Topics covered by the blog
    • A short description
    • Available feeds (RSS, Atom, etc.)
    • A small logo image
  • Details about the author(s)
    • Name (e.g: "John Doe")
    • Organisation
    • Contact details
    • Geographical Location

Existing practice

Blog Posts

Moved to blog-post-examples.

Blog description

Moved to blog-description-examples.

See also