[uf-discuss] My hCard comments

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 01:29:28 PDT 2006

On 4/20/06, Colin D. Devroe <cdevroe at theubergeeks.net> wrote:

> > It's not a big deal, but moving the vcard class to the <cite> tag
> > moves the microformat delimiter closer to the content that you're
> > calling out, especially since the <div> encompasses the post-date.
> Should then I move the ID of the vcard also to <cite>?

Yeah, that probably wouldn't hurt since you're using the ID to
identify the vcard and not the comment. Good catch!

> > Also, take a look at hAtom for marking up your themes... You're
> > missing an opportunity to make your XHTML pages subscribable.
> I'm still researching hAtom and its general purpose.  I'm wondering
> if hAtom is attempting to replace the need for specs like Atom and
> RSS, and if so, I may not be as supportive of it as I am of hCard.
> Again, I need more time to thoroughly research the spec.

I don't know if it'll replace Atom or RSS but it's certainly one more
option to work with. There's a question that's worth considering about
why you have to publish your website in so many formats when XHTML
really should be sufficient (as it is, after all, XML). There are
multiple benefits to working with hAtom, but I'll let you read over
the spec and decide for yourself how it might or might not be useful
or worth supporting:




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