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[whatwg] "Just create a Microformat for it" - thoughts on micro-data topic

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 04:00:19 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0905060358250.7824@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
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
>      wild.
>   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 
diligence?

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