[uf-discuss] Microformats and forms

Ara Pehlivanian ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 07:04:49 PST 2007

> I dont think this is the point, Chris wanted to focus on.
> If there would be a standarized format how to descripe form elements
> it would help developers of extentions, plugins and useragents to
> automatically prefill it. (Instead of just guessing if its possibly a
> login-field).
> There are two examples, which come in my mind:
> a) to solve the problems, several screenreaders get by
>    "displaying" form fields. E.g. yaws form-mode.
> b) to add site search engines to the browsers search bar without
>    the need of javascript or an index like http://mycroft.mozdev.org/

Wolfgang, I see your point. I misunderstood because of the whole
"receiving an hCard" part. I'm still not certain as to how that part
applies, but I see what you/he means in regards to standardized form
fields. That does make a lot of sense.


More information about the microformats-discuss mailing list