[uf-discuss] User Interface for Firefox/Operator

Mike Kaply microformats at kaply.com
Thu May 10 12:46:57 PDT 2007

If someone creates a web page that takes hcalendars and generates a
timeline, I'll be more than happy to write an action for it...

On 5/10/07, Costello, Roger L. <costello at mitre.org> wrote:
> Hey Mike,
> I'd like to add another item to my wish list for Operator:
> Mashup a web page containing events (hCalendar) with the Timeline
> widget[1].
> [1] http://simile.mit.edu/timeline/
> /Roger
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Costello, Roger L.
> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 11:12 AM
> To: Microformats Discuss
> Subject: RE: [uf-discuss] User Interface for Firefox/Operator
> Hey Mike,
> Here's my "wish list" for Operator:
> 1. Suppose a web page has multiple geo Microformats.  The Operator
> "Find a Google Map" currently allows only a mashup of one geo
> Microformat at a time with Google Maps.  I would like an option that
> would display all the geo Microformats simultaneously.  For example, a
> web page that shows the route of an airplane may have a geo Microformat
> for each waypoint.  I would like to be able to view on Google Maps all
> the waypoints simultaneously.
> 2. Suppose the geo Microformat is part of an hCard.  The "Find a Google
> Map" currently only shows the lat/lon values on the Google Map.  It
> would be nice if Operator would scoop up some of the other information
> in the hCard, such as name and address, and display it on the Google
> Map.
> 3. An XHTML document is an XML document.  Operator recognizes
> Microformats in XHTML XML documents, but not other XML documents.  For
> example, here is an XML document that has an embedded hCard:
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <hotel class="vcard">
>     <name class="fn org">Waldorf-Astoria</name>
>     <location class="adr">
>         <street class="street-address">301 Park Ave.</street>
>         <city class="locality">New York</city>
>         <state class="region">NY</state>
>         <zipcode class="postal-code">10022</zipcode>
>     </location>
> </hotel>
> I would like to see Operator able to recognize Microformats in any XML
> document, not just XHTML XML documents.
> /Roger
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