[uf-discuss] Need for an MF styleguide

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed Apr 5 19:30:38 PDT 2006

On 4/5/06 6:23 PM, "Chris Messina" <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:

> Saw a discussion about XHTML styleguides...
> I think we need something equally digestible for publishers... that
> makes it super super simple to "get and apply" microformats... Tara
> and I discussed this as a "Dummy's Guide" but I think a
> "Practitioner's Guide" would be more valuable. Consider these
> examples:
> http://www.utexas.edu/visualguidelines/
> http://www.nypl.org/styleguide/
> We need something that a designer/web programmer can come to and leave
> w/ 2 examples of each microformat that they can apply right away.

This is an excellent framing of the need.  Thanks for following up and
refining this Chris.

> I know that we need execution, but I just wanted to put this on the table.

Even better, how about putting it on http://microformats.org/wiki/to-do ?



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