[uf-discuss] microformats for normal people, like my mum
faaborg at mozilla.com
Fri Jun 29 01:34:40 PDT 2007
> couldn't it rather be a description of an action - like data
Yeah, maybe just name the button/menu "Send Data." I think the
sending is probably more important than the extraction.
On Jun 29, 2007, at 1:19 AM, Pelle W wrote:
> Alex Faaborg skrev:
>>> They imply opening or saving a completely separate document/file
>> The interface model doesn't necessarily have to actually match the
>> implementation model, but yeah, I'm still not a huge fan of the
>> attachments idea.
>> "Pointers" for: http://tinyurl.com/278y8g
>> "Hyperlayers" for: http://tinyurl.com/26mqf3
>> (or "layers" for short)
> Those names sound very catchy - but in my ears perhaps a bit too
> much like something coming from a classic PR-campaign. At least
> "Hyperlayers" - image an ad with the text "Increase your
> productivity with the all new Firefox 3 now with hyperlayers". Very
> cool - but does it actually tell us something?
> Can't it be kept simple? Does it have to be a new name - couldn't
> it rather be a description of an action - like data extraction?
> (Don't know if thats the right spelling though)
> That would tell what it does and it would be less PR-like and more
> "honest"(?) - it's just plain simply describing what this new thing
> does and that's what I think is most important. Keep it simple.
>> Both of those names have previously been shot down inside Mozilla,
>> ironically enough because some people felt that the interface-
>> level name should emerge out of the microformats community. In
>> the past Web browsers have lagged far enough behind the evolution
>> of the Web that names have already been established (like with
> Well - that is ironic :) Perhaps the "real" place for this would be
> among the comments on a YouTube-movie featuring this in action or
> in blogosphere? But that does however not stop us from having this
> / Pelle
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