[uf-discuss] Examples in Wiki

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Thu Oct 5 11:11:43 PDT 2006

On Oct 4, 2006, at 9:45 PM, Bob Jonkman wrote:

> Hi all:  I've been looking at the examples on the Wiki, especially  
> hCard, hCalendar and  hResume.  Many of the examples in the Wiki  
> give the original format (vCard, iCalendar), then how the  
> microformat should be coded, then "How this might look".  But not  
> always: sometimes
> the original format portion is missing; sometimes the "How this  
> might look" is missing.  Sometimes the "How this might look" is  
> actually marked up with microformats, which allows
> those of us with microformat tools in our browsers to see the  
> proper behaviour.  Most often that's not the case, tho.
> Are there any style guidelines for preparing examples?  If not, any  
> suggestions from the list?

I've written a good deal of those examples- there aren't any specific  
style guidelines, just try to keep things consistent.

> I propose that whereever possible an example should consist of all  
> three portions, with the "How this might look" portion properly  
> marked up so that it triggers all the correct  behaviours in the  
> browser.

I agree. Go for it! :D


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