[uf-discuss] very simple microformat for URIs
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Wed Apr 5 14:19:29 PDT 2006
On 05 Apr 2006, at 17:14, David Janes -- BlogMatrix wrote:
> 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.
Exactly - you're saying "this item's URL is http://www.example.com".
What we need to be able to say is "this item's URI is urn:isbn:
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