[microformats-discuss] Some kind "CSS Zen Garden" for microformats

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Oct 18 23:53:08 PDT 2005

On Oct 18, 2005, at 12:58 PM, Scott Reynen wrote:

> On multiple occasions I've wanted to add something to the wiki, but  
> can't.  Can I have an account?  I asked this before to no  
> response.  Am I missing something?
> Now then...
> Chris Hibbert wrote:
>> So you want a website that either allows the user to edit the  
>> content (you've started building on top of a wiki anyway, right?),  
>> and it then automatically updates the computed sidebars, or the  
>> computed sidebars are the result of pages that you visit (perhaps  
>> in a subframe?).  That way, visitors can see that the tools are  
>> picking out the data based on the microformated content, and  
>> building the cascaded results dynamically.
> Having the sample formats page sans CSS and JavaScript would  
> accomplish the same goal.  Everyone could see a plain XHTML file.   
> Then they could see how useful the file can be with additional CSS  
> and JavaScript applied.
>> Does that give anyone clearer ideas on how to structure a demo zen  
>> garden site?
> Why not same as CSS Zen Garden, only with JavaScript files in  
> addition to CSS files.

That's pretty much the idea I outlined.

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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