[uf-new] Book Review microformat - new or how to extend hreview

Benjamin West bewest at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 14:48:53 PST 2007


On 3/8/07, Benjamin Melançon <pwgdarchive at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ben--  I didn't see your message because I thought it was my own
> posted to the list-- darn gmail's habit of shortening us to our first
> names!
No problem :-)

> I found some of these resources after I posted, but I still don't
> think I have what I need.
> For instance, the book review module in Drupal (which I would like to
> improve to have microformat tags) has fields for cover image,
> publisher, copyright, isbn, # of pages, price, synopsis as well as
> authors and distinguishing between links for purchase and other links.

What's missing?

> And, of course, I want to do this in a way that will be the same as
> other people using hreview for book reviews and that smart web
> indexing engines can understand (e.g., to allow 'give me all reviews
> of books by this author published before this date under this number
> of pages').

> Is there a repository and a process for defining standard implementations?

Implementations aren't standard, only the behaviour of implementations.

> Or do I need a 'book' microformat that hreview then refers to?
> - ben
I don't think you need a new format.  I think you probably just need
to create a plugin for drupal.

-Ben West

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