[uf-discuss] Widgetbox thinks outside the box...
chris.messina at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 20:23:28 PDT 2006
...and develops YAWS (yet another widget syntax).
One that looks like this: <wbx:keywords xmlns:wbx="urn:wbx" value="tech" />
Here's how a "user" might create a "smart blog" post:
Essentially, from what I can tell, they use JS to go in and replace
the <wbx /> instances with iframes that pull content from the
WidgetBox site (according to this:
While they support rel-tag, they seem to have dispensed with the
microformats concept after that.
Any thoughts on this? I contacted them to get their side -- seems a
pity that they wouldn't try working on the hWidget spec if they're
aware of it, given what they say on their homepage: "This is a work in
progress. We certainly need more documentation, more widgets, and more
assistance putting widgets on blogs. Please let us know what we need
Perhaps we should tell them.
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