[uf-discuss] rel="nsfw"

Gordon Oheim gordon at onlinehome.de
Tue May 6 14:10:58 PDT 2008

Tom Morris schrieb:
> On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 9:24 PM, Gordon Oheim <gordon at onlinehome.de> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>  I was just reading a blog about bad use of Photoshop that linked to
>> "not-safe-for-work" sites every now and then. Made me wonder if we could use
>> a microformat that indicates "non-suitable for work" links and the likes? I
>> could imagine a FF plugin that recognizes page elements tagged as nsfw and
>> changes their display to none or something like that when you are at work.
>> Could also use nsfc (for children). Google could crawl this and protect my
>> unborn kids. What do you think? Useful?
>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Not_safe_for_work
> This has been discussed before, and there was a consensus against
> pushing it through the microformats process.
> Instead, I've started up an 'unofficial' format that uses the W3C's
> GRDDL profile specification to markup links which are not safe for
> work. See:
> http://tommorris.org/profiles/nsfw
> You shouldn't rely on a class name to protect children, though. It's
> not designed for that. No amount of semantic markup (or indeed any
> software mechanism) substitutes for parental responsibility. What NSFW
> is designed for is more so that you can have links marked in such a
> way that you might have a common interface element or scripted
> behaviour added to the page that warns you not to click on an NSFW
> link (on my site, I'm using a bold, red warning that's placed using
> generated content, although having recently started doing jQuery, I
> may change it to a little confirmation box).
> Yours,
I see. I have to read up on this.
Thanks for all the replies :)

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