[microformats-discuss] Shouldn't hCard use <address>?

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Sat Jun 25 11:36:39 PDT 2005

On Jun 25, 2005, at 9:06 AM, Tantek Çelik wrote:
> The short answer about <address> is:
> 1. Yes it is more semantic, but
> 2. It is *too* specifically semantic for most hCard uses.
> The poorly named <address> really means <contact-info-for-this-web- 
> page>
> So it only makes sense to use <address> for an hCard *IF* that hCard
> represents the contact information for the page.  Hence the usage  
> on my
> blog.

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/global.html#h-7.5.6 :

"The ADDRESS element may be used by authors to supply contact  
information for a document or a major part of a document such as a  
form. This element often appears at the beginning or end of a document."


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