[uf-new] S5 as microformat?
danbri at danbri.org
Tue Jul 13 00:08:11 PDT 2010
On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 10:45 PM, Scott Reynen
<scott at makedatamakesense.com> wrote:
> S5 is an HTML-based slideshow system introduced by Eric Meyer (with help of
> several other people, including Tantek) back in 2006:
> The basic idea is markup like <div class="presentation"> and <div
> There are several implementations of S5, but no active coordination today.
> Meanwhile slideshow hosting sites, like Scribd, are moving away from Flash
> and towards HTML as a publishing format:
> The S5 project is in the public domain, and I think it would be valuable to
> have a central organization coordinating documentation, implementations, and
> potential changes to S5. As I'm sure you've already guessed, I think
> microformats.org would be a good place to do that. Thoughts?
This is a good idea, and a nice time right time to raise it. One more
link I didn't see mentioned yet is the Slidey tool from Dave Raggett
This is in some ways a clientside successor to the earlier Slidemaker,
which you run as a Perl script -
It would be lovely also to get more mainstream, accessible (X)HTML
and/or SVG out of Apple Keynote. I've just tried Keynote '09 and its
idea of HTML export is to make one huge PNG per page, and flip between
2003 and http://www.xmlhack.com/read.php?item=1865 ...
Anyways I've started the page Tantek suggested - see
http://microformats.org/wiki/slides-examples and also updated
http://microformats.org/wiki/s5-tools with the other links you
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