Followers - Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! Agree on a Common Markup Vocabulary [Updated]

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jun 06, 2011

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! have decided to propose a common markup vocabulary,, based on the Microdata format, simplifying the job of webmasters who want to give meaning to their web pages content.


Is there a Write Side to the Web?

by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 29, 2011

Stu Charlton presented this week a keynote at the WWW 2011 workshop for RESTful design trying to answer the question: "Can the write side of the Web scale and become nearly as serendipitous as the read side?"


What Social Networks Are Teaching Us About Data Portability

by Steven Robbins Follow 0 Followers on  May 22, 2008

As more social networking sites are popping up, the questions around the data they keep are rising. Data portability has become the watch phrase across the Web 2.0 world. Is there something to be learned about data access and portability from these services?


Firefox 3 RC1 Adds Javascript 1.8, Microformat Support and More

by Nick Laiacona Follow 0 Followers on  May 22, 2008

The Mozilla project has released Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1 (RC1). New features in Firefox 3 include support for Javascript 1.8, DOM and HTML changes, microformats support, and an extended Canvass implementation.


A Comparative Clarification: Microformats vs. RDF

by Mark Figley Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 30, 2007 1

James Simmons posted on the Semantic Focus blog and Johannes la Poutré on the Squio blog had a web discussion on the differentiation between Microformats and RDF as they relate to the semantic web. While they both agree that RDF and Microformats are very different, they have a very different take on how that impacts their respective relevance to the semantic web.

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