[uf-discuss] Microsummaries in Firefox

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Tue Mar 21 16:01:22 PST 2006

On Mar 21, 2006, at 3:37 PM, Ryan King wrote:

> On Mar 21, 2006, at 12:55 PM, Chris Messina wrote:
>> The definition:
>>     A microsummary is a short compilation of the most important
>>     information on a web page, f.e. the ticker symbol and price
>>     for a stock quote page.
>>     TWX: 17.07
>>     A microsummary definition is a simple XML snippet telling
>>     Firefox how to generate a microsummary for a set of pages.
>> The walk-thru: 
>> http://www.melez.com/mozilla/microsummaries/walkthrough.html
>> The proposal: http://wiki.mozilla.org/Microsummaries
>> I feel like this is a perfect place for microformats -- and not XML. 
>> Anyone
>> have thoughts on this concept?
> I think <h*> are good enough.

Or how about hAtom, specifically 

(historical note - this is what RSS was originally for - a list of 
links to remote sites with a little extra context - see Slashdot's 
slashboxes for example)

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