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Inching Toward a Semantic Web

MahalositelogoFirefox 3 introduces support for microformats. Microformats are an approach to making extant human-created data machine-readable.

Content like recipes, events, resumes are marked up so that they can be parsed automatically. As you’d expect, adoption is the sticking point. So it was nice to see that Mahalo.com, a web directory against whom Wired.com bears no grudge, is now using microformats for their data. Your turn.

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