[uf-discuss] Flock + Microformats

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 08:25:02 PDT 2006

I have a meeting with the Flock folks today (yes, my former employer!)
and I'll drop them a hint -- as I did when I worked there -- about
their opportunity in being the first (and best!) in supporting
microformats natively.

Thanks for the tip!


On 9/12/06, Farndon, Tony <tony.farndon at forestry.gsi.gov.uk> wrote:
> Hi folks
> Now I didn't use the subject header to get Chris Messina's attention!
> Heck, maybe I did if you still keep up with the pulse at your old
> employees?
> Anyway, I have quickly created a (concept) extension for the flock
> browser (0.7.*) which incorporates microformats creation into the flock
> blog editor. I am not too sure if this is being worked on by flock inc
> or not, so am posting this email to see if anyone thinks it is worth me
> taking this extension further forward?
> At present it just allows you to create and insert an hCard to give you
> an idea, but all other formats worthy of inclusion could, well, be
> included. I have attached the xpi if anyone wants to try it out and let
> me know your thoughts/ideas/concerns etc
> At the moment, it is under the completely lame name of heads ;-) (well,
> it does the opposite of Tails doesn't it ?)
> http://flock.spatialviews.com/?q=node/23
> Best wishes,
> Tony Farndon
> Tony Farndon
> Planning Forester
> Forestry Commission Scotland
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