[uf-discuss] Avatar Microformat ?
Tantek Ç elik
tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Thu Nov 24 01:51:30 PST 2005
On 11/23/05 11:05 PM, "Charles Iliya Krempeaux" <supercanadian at gmail.com>
> Is there a Micformat for specifying a user's Avatars?
Could you be more specific about what you mean by an "Avatar"?
Perhaps providing a URL to an example or two would help.
> Anyone working
> on one? (A Microformat where a user could specify a list of avatars
> that one uses would be preferable.)
If you're speaking of Gravatars for example, then hCard already solves this
problem, as it provides the key pieces: url, email, fn, logo.
> (I didn't find anything in the wiki about one.)
Try the search box in the left column of the wiki.
When I search the wiki for "Avatar", I found it on one page:
Which only discussed an example of an existing blog post format that uses an
"Avatar" which *could* use hCard.
But you're right. We should at least provide a place to answer questions
like "how would I represent X", where X can potentially be represented using
an existing microformat.
I've added Gravatars and a few other applications to a new section on the
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