"uid" microformats? (was Re: [uf-discuss] ISBN mark-up)

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.lists at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 07:42:57 PDT 2006

On 4/21/06, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:

> Just as we extracted "geo" and "adr" from hCard to address the use cases
> brought up the Geo community for a simple format for locations, perhaps we
> can extract "uid" from hCard for this purpose and be done with it without
> adding any additional vocabulary.
> Thoughts?

A question, really: what are the semantics of uid? It's not clear from
the hCard spec, and poking around on uid and vCard suggests that it is
a concept that may well predate uris?

If that's the case, I wonder if it doesn't make more sense to call it
uri, and bring that back to hCard?


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