WordCamp (was Re: [uf-discuss] Re: hCard and vCard)

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Thu Aug 3 09:50:07 PDT 2006

I will be attending WordCamp this weekend:


Who else on the list will be going?

Perhaps we can brainstorm about what microformats support we can to add to
WordPress in a day.



On 8/3/06 9:26 AM, "Chris Messina" <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:

> No reason that can't be put into WP core. In fact, I'd recommend
> anyone in or near the Bay Area (or remote via IRC) to participate in
> this weekend's WordCamp (wordcamp.org).
> All the lead devs will be in one place as well as a large contingent
> of the community and if there were ever a group of folks to present a
> unified message about the usefulness of the further adoption of
> microformats, it'd be these kats.
> For my part, I'll be in Boston doing my best to convince the
> Wikimaniacs of the power and importance of microformats. ;)
> Chris
> On 8/3/06, Pete Prodoehl <raster at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ben Buchanan 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).
>>> Hmm, well the resulting vCard wouldn't actually be especially useful
>>> :) If it at least associated the person with a URL it would create a
>>> useful chunk of information. But I guess it does change it from "bit
>>> of text" to "someone's name" so.... yeah. But it is awfully borderline
>>> :)
>> This is what I use in my WordPress site for the comments:
>> <cite class="vcard">Comment by
>> <a href="http://redmonk.net" rel="external" class="url">
>> <span class="fn">Steve Ivy</span></a> on
>> <a href="#comment-2321">Jul 30, 2006 9:46 pm</a></cite>
>> Which is probably just a step up from the above example, as it has a URL. :)
>> I'd be nice to see this supported in WP out of the box, eh?
>> Pete
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