Hugene - 5:56 pm on Jun 2, 2010 (gmt 0)
I think I've been sold, I will use HTML 5. I won't be needing <video> or <canvas> or any of that anytime soon (if ever). The single selling point for me is to stay on top of new hardware development (smart phones, tablets) and to (hopefully) make my sites easier to develop and to maintain. I will view the extra semantics as help for my own personal organizing of the page, even though I know that machines reading the code will benefit from the extra info even more. As for microformats, not sold on that yet.