[uf-discuss] hCard and Life Dates?

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Apr 19 12:29:32 PDT 2006

On Apr 19, 2006, at 6:46 AM, Ryan Cannon wrote:

> It seems to me that vCard was never intended to fulfill this  
> purpose, and bending it to do so via hCalendar seems awkward.  
> Instead, I recommend you go with dday. After all, microformats are  
> based on how people are already publishing on the web, and this  
> might be a basis for an update (addition, extension, etc.) to hCard.

I like the attitude.

Remember, microformats are sloppily extensible– you can always add  
more of your own semantic markup (which consuming agents should be  
able to ignore). Later, if enough people find it desirable, it can be  
incorporated into the format.

> Besides, doesn't dtstart and dtend seem a little, well, cold?

Would RRULE be warmer? :D


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