APML allows you to share your own personal Attention Profile in much the same way that OPML allows the exchange of reading lists between News Readers. The idea is to compress all forms of Attention Data into a portable file format containing a description
While HTML 4.01 is formally an SGML-based document format, the only clients actually treating HTML that way are validators. Browsers, on the other hand, treat HTML documents as tag soup—they try to make sense out of, and display, even the most horridly
Surely by now you've heard or seen the term semantics being bandied about by web standards evangelists and document purists. But what does the term really signify in the context of markup, and what do you need to know about semantics to improve your marku
The term “Semantic Markup” is bandied about freely, and with every year that passes, it makes me more and more nervous. Herewith an exploration of what, if anything, those two terms mean when placed side by side. (Warning: way too long.)
The hard work that RSS does allows us to keep up with many more Web sites in much less time. But it also allows us to share information that we weren’t sharing before, allowing others to remix our content in new, useful ways.
This is a BETA implementation of an XSLT file to transform and hCa* encoded XHTML file into the corresponding vCard/iCalendar file. The DRAFT specification for hCa* encodings can be found at the Technorati Developer Wiki.
Being a more generalized, scalable solution, RDFa can do a lot more than microformats, and with many of those other applications having more commercial potential, I see them as the best growth area for the format.