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I'm all for opening up oneboxing, but not for creating yet another standard:

Fortunately, the charging one has been solved now that we've all standardized on mini-USB. Or is it micro-USB? Shoot.

There are already two competing, widespread standards for onebox-like functionality: oEmbed and Facebook's Open Graph. If Stack Exchange is going to do this, they should adopt one of those, not re-invent the wheel.