[uf-discuss] Use of icons?

Stephen Paul Weber singpolyma at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 14:34:43 PST 2006

Love the icons!  As one who originally expressed interest in this
concept I'm happy to see it come about :D  One sadly missing icon
seems to be an XOXO icon to replace the one I use at
<http://blogxoxo.blogspot.com/> and elsewhere...
  --- Singpolyma

On 12/6/06, Angus McIntyre <angus at pobox.com> wrote:
> By now I imagine everyone has seen the elegant microformats icons offered
> by Chris Messina and Wolfgang Bartelme at:
>    http://www.bartelme.at/journal/archive/microformats_icons/
>    http://www.factorycity.net/projects/microformats-icons/
> What's not clear to me is what "best practice" for using these icons (or
> any other microformats-related icons) would be, and Chris and Wolfgang
> don't actually give any hints.
> I'd like to use them, as part of a general policy of promoting and
> advertising microformatty goodness. The question in my mind is, should
> they be used as decorative elements that flag the presence of particular
> microformats within a page, or are there implementable actions that can be
> associated with each icon?
> What will users expect, or what should they be educated to expect when
> they see icons like these or even the 'standard' microformats icon?
> Angus
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