[uf-discuss] creators updated

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Jul 19 16:14:52 PDT 2006

In message <4DE6F508-C3E8-40DB-85A1-E6EE723D8EE2 at technorati.com>, Ryan
King <ryan at technorati.com> writes
>The javascript creators have been updated, please let me know if you
>see any problems.


        <p style="font-size: 80%;">

is an accessibility no-no: don't reduce fonts size below 100%.

Better still make the "advert" optional, or get rid of it completely.

Also, ampersands in the summary, location, description or URL are not
escaped to "&amp;"; likewise "<" and ">", allowing HTML tags to be

The hyphen before "at [location]" should be an "&mdash;", preceded by a

You should prompt for a "title" attribute for the <a> link.

The date format "July 19 20, 2006" is US-centric; offer a "19-20 July
2006" variant (with an "&ndash;", but no comma) and consider others.

Allow times to be presented in the more human-readable "7.30pm" format.
Andy Mabbett
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