[uf-discuss] hCard and vCard

Sören Nils 'chucker' Kuklau chucker23n at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 23:32:30 PDT 2006

On 8/3/06, John Allsopp <john at westciv.com> wrote:
> For example (and I've done this myself on numerous
> occasions) "come and hear <span class="vcard"><span class="fn">Ben
> Barren</span></span> speak about..." is really not contact
> information, but this is a very commonly cited example of how one
> might use hCard (for example, for conference speakers).

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't this example actually one for using
<cite>, as in "come and hear <cite>Ben Barren</cite> speak about…"?* I
can't see why you would want to use your span construct over this; it
looks a lot messier and, from a pure HTML perspective, isn't as

*) Serious question. I could be completely off on this. :-)


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