Microformats: the Nanotechnology of the Semantic Web

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Published on October 15, 2007

Author: adactio

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microformats the nanotechnology of the semantic web

network architecture

intelligent computer network

“As simple as possible... but no simpler.” dumb network small pieces, loosely joined

smart data formats dumb

XML RDF smart enough HTML dumb enough



engines of creation people first, machines second 80/20 low hanging fruit

pattern recognition relationships XFN licensing rel-license people hCard events hCalendar

rel attribute the relationship from the current document to the anchor specified by the href attribute <link rel=“stylesheet” href=“foo.css” /> <a rel=“help” href=“foo.htm”>help</a>

rel-license <a rel=“license” href=“http://creativecommons.org/ licenses/by/2.0/”> Some rights reserved </a>

XFN <li><a rel=“friend met colleague” href=“http://suda.co.uk/”> Brian Suda </a> </li> <li><a rel=“friend met co-worker” href=“http://andybudd.com/”> Andy Budd </a> </li>

class attribute for general purpose processing by user agents

hCard <li class=“vcard”> <a rel=“friend met colleague” class=“fn url” href=“http://suda.co.uk/”> Brian Suda </a></li>

vCard BEGIN:VCARD N:Keith;Jeremy;;; FN:Jeremy Keith ORG:Clearleft; TITLE:Web Developer TEL;type=CELL:+44 7792 069292 END:VCARD


hCalendar XTech 2007 is taking place in Paris from May 15th to 18th. <span class=“summary”> XTech 2007 </span> <span class=“location”> Paris </span>

design patterns <abbr title=“2007-05-15” class=“dtstart”> May 15th </abbr>

nanoculture twitter yahoo local upcoming linkedin flickr evdb


nanobots search : technorati expose : operator convert : x2v

nightmare scenarios spam trust?

grey goo

community wiki irc email process reason document iterate

the future portable social networks syndicated contact details a semantic web

thank you http://adactio.com Jeremy Keith http://microformats.org

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