[uf-discuss] URI schemes vs. visible data (was Re: communications log, "tel" microformat?)

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Wed Nov 30 17:29:47 PST 2005

On Nov 29, 2005, at 6:15 PM, Tantek Çelik wrote:
> Authors aren't publishing links to geo and address information.
> They're publishing *visible text* of geo and address information.
> So the easiest thing to do, for the author, is to leave it as visible 
> text.

> I can imagine, that for geo or addr information, maybe they'll want to 
> wrap
> it in a hyperlink that goes to a maps page or something, so that 
> clicking it
> actually does something.  If you forced them to use a hypothetical 
> "geo:"
> protocol instead, then that would interfere, since you can only 
> hyperlink
> something to one destination.

People are publishing links to map data; perhaps a consistent way of 
labelling these ?

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