[uf-discuss] Microformats gets strong showing in Firefox 3 UI

Mike Kaply microformats at kaply.com
Mon Jun 4 07:11:35 PDT 2007

On 6/3/07, John Beales <john at johnbeales.com> wrote:
> > Things can still change, but after talking a bit with the Firefox 3
> > folks - Microformats are starting to look more and more like they're
> > going to be supported in a big way in the next major release of the browser.
> >
> > http://blog.mozilla.com/faaborg/2007/06/01/the-user-interface-of-firefox-3-features/
> That looks great, it'll greatly improve the marketability of
> microformats.  One thing though - and if you could tell me the correct
> place to let the Mozilla folks know about this - they should be
> careful about changing the cursor for a microformat - sometimes an
> hCard, for example, will be the whole page, or at least a large
> portion of it, so no matter where the cursor is it'll be in the
> microformat state.

I'm the one to talk to. And yeah, I think the cursor isn't so good for
that reason. I'm still waiting for someone to come up with the
"perfect" microformats UI.


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