[uf-discuss] very simple microformat for URIs

David Janes -- BlogMatrix davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Wed Apr 5 14:14:01 PDT 2006

Alf Eaton wrote:
> At the moment, microformatted URIs are generally marked up in the href 
> attribute of an <a> tag with a class of 'url' (hreview, hcard) or 
> 'email' (hcard). This works for URIs that normally have browser protocol 
> handlers (http:, mailto:), but not so well for other URIs (urn:, info:, 
> etc) - which are particularly important in the context of a citation 
> microformat.

Ummm ... this is because one is identifying _this particular link_ as 
having a well defined meaning. I.e. this is the hcard's URL, as defined 
by vCard. It's not saying that "this is a URL" or "this is a e-mail 
address", except within that narrow definition.

Regards, etc...

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