"tel" microformat? (was Re: [uf-discuss]Paving the cowpaths?)
si at kittle.co.uk
Thu Nov 24 10:39:04 PST 2005
> Simon, welcome to the list!
> A quick re-use thought on your question:
> Is a communication log simply a special case of a web log?
Yep, just a subset. Much like a web log consisting only of movie reviews.
> Perhaps consider using hAtom for the top level structure
> (list of dated items).
> In addition, you *may* have just pointed out that there is a
> need for an elemental "tel" microformat which we could create
> in the same way that we extracted "geo" and "adr"
> microformats from hCard.
> I'm curious, do people think there are sufficient examples of
> "naked" phone numbers on the web (outside of contact
> information for a specific person or
> organization) to justify the creation of an elemental "tel"
> microformat to mark them up explicitly?
> Ian the mean time, as Ryn King as pointed out, there is
> nothing stopping you from simply marking up your phone calls
> using semantic class names, which you could re-use from
> hCard, to note the phone number in particular, e.g.:
> <span class="tel">+1.415.555.1212</span>
> With that plus the hAtom structures, you may have enough for
> your "communications log".
Yes it does. Thanks for the thoughts Ryan and Tantek,
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