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

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 4 13:27:02 PDT 2007

If an on-hover cursor change could indicate microformats for 
mouse-users, how might keyboard access to microformats work?

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

Mike Kaply wrote:
> 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.
> Mike
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