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

Colin Barrett timber at lava.net
Tue Jun 5 23:54:38 PDT 2007

On Jun 5, 2007, at 11:46 PM, Paul Wilkins wrote:

> There's no need to guess.
> There were many issues and problems with hyperlinks when they were  
> first used, and information about this is fully available in great  
> detail.
> The following extract is by Jakob Nielsen from 1988
> Architectural Component of Hypertext Systems
> http://www.useit.com/papers/hypertext_theory/

LazyWeb, Go! :) Thanks for the link.

> If there is instead a visual cue of there being microformat content  
> on the page (an icon appears, or your hovered mouse shows you  
> something), then it becomes much easier to take action on potential  
> information of interest.

Isn't that what I was advocating? A hover effect for the mouse, like  
Alex proposed (full disclosure, Alex is a co-worker of mine at Mozilla).


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