[whatwg] "Just create a Microformat for it" - thoughts on micro-data topic
ian at hixie.ch
Tue May 5 21:00:19 PDT 2009
On Tue, 5 May 2009, Manu Sporny wrote:
> Creating a Microformat is a very time consuming prospect, including:
> 1. Attempting to apply current Microformats to solve your problem.
> 2. Gathering examples to show how the content is represented in the
> 3. Gathering common data formats that encode the sort of content
> you are attempting to express.
> 4. Analyzing the data formats and the content.
> 5. Deriving common vocabulary terms.
> 6. Proposing a draft Microformat and arguing the relevance of each
> term in the vocabulary.
> 7. Sorting out parsing rules for the Microformat.
> 8. Repeating steps 1-7 until the community is happy.
> 9. Testing the Microformat in the wild, getting feedback, writing
> code to support your specific Microformat.
> 10. Draft stage - if you didn't give up by this point.
> [...] RDF [...]
Are you saying that RDF vocabularies can be created _without_ this due
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