[uf-discuss] Getting started with microformats

David Osolkowski qidydl at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 06:50:56 PDT 2006

On 8/17/06, Ciaran McNulty <mail at ciaranmcnulty.com> wrote:
> I believe the markup looks something like:
> <div class="vcard">
>   <span class="fn">John Smith</span> can be reached via his secretary
>   <span class="agent vcard">
>     <span class="fn">John Doe</span> on
>     <span class="tel">020 1111 1111</span>
>   </span>
> </div>
> See http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard-examples#2.4.2_VCARD
> A smart parser will convert that correctly and I suspect even a
> slightly more simplistic parser would manage to churn out two vCards
> with the same telephone number for both parties.

Would this not be subjected to the same parsing issues as nested
hCards in general (see
 I'd think a smart parser could properly deal with nested hCards, but
Brian seemed pretty convinced any parser would mess things up.

- David

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