Now the web 2.0 buzz is settling down into business reality, further moves towards semantic web are crawling out of web 2.0 quagmire. It is easy to forget that web 2.0 was about a set of enabling technologies, and it is only now the hype has passed that these technologies are coming to the fore. Microformats – a term I had heard before, and is based on the sound principles of decentralising data control.
1. Markup should be as simple as possible.
2. Markup should be droppable into as many formats as possible.
3. Development should be decentralized.