[uf-new] A search form microformat?

Ryan King ryan at theryanking.com
Fri Jan 16 09:41:40 PST 2009

On Jan 16, 2009, at 6:07 AM, Mr. Meitar Moscovitz wrote:

> ...
> In all typical cases, an HTML form element exists on the home pages  
> of these sites that provides search functionality. However, in a  
> typical web page, there are many forms, including email subscription  
> forms, comment forms, and so forth. It would therefore be beneficial  
> if these forms used standardized semantics such as a microformat  
> that indicated what kind of functionality they provide. This way,  
> user agents of various types, e.g., mobile web browsers, can provide  
> simple yet consistent UI's for such specific functionality.
> So…the above (and more) are my preliminary thoughts on this topic.  
> What are yours?

This is already covered by HTML5:



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