[uf-discuss] Microformats Cheatsheet

David Janes -- BlogMatrix davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Mon May 8 13:14:04 PDT 2006

Ah, very exciting, very nice. The only suggestion I have off the top of 
my head is to make it more obvious where the uFs join together. Instead 
of "(hCard)" maybe "+ hCard", with hCard being bold or something?

I like the fact to that you show the nesting of the elements of the 
right hand side.

Regards, etc...

brian suda wrote:
> One of the common questions when people are implementing microformats is
> that they are not sure what properties are available and/or which are
> required. The specs are pretty good about explaining what properties are
> REQUIRED, OPTIONAL and their cardinality (0-1, 0-*, 1-*, once).
> I know the Wiki also has a chart with all the existing class names[1] to
> help everyone know what is available and a brief description of each
> property.
> I have tried to combine both the specs and the chart to a single 'cheat
> sheet' for all the common microformats. This is a single page document
> that describes both elemental microformats (XFN, RelTag, etc) and
> compound microformats. I have attempted to show all of the available
> properties, their hierarchy (what is a child/parent of what), if they
> are required or optional, and if they are available multiple times, etc.
> I also have a chart that shows which properties are available with which
> microformats - it is not as detailed as the Wiki (this is a "study aid"
> and does not replace knowing what each item means - and besides, i am
> cramming this onto a single sheet space is at a premium)
> Please have a look and let me know your feedback, i'm open to
> suggestions - it is still a very early iteration so if you find mistakes
> let me know and i'll correct them. (There have been requests to make
> this an HTML document, and i probably will, but for a first run i can
> get more minute control if i make things PDFs, as well, any changes will
> get folded back into the wiki page[1])
> http://suda.co.uk/projects/microformats/cheatsheet/
> This isn't meant to replace the information on the wiki, but to condense
> and supplement it. I hope this print out can help folks better visualize
> some of these more complex microformats.
> Thanks,
> -brian
> [1] - http://microformats.org/wiki/existing-classes
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