[uf-discuss] vcard fn for name in "A. B. Smith" format
gjh-ufdiscuss at bel-epa.com
Wed Aug 30 05:29:32 PDT 2006
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On 29 Aug 2006, at 15:42, Brian S wrote:
> you shouldn't make assumptions about what the 'A.' and 'B.' mean...
> i did in my example (otherwise it would have been a pretty boring
> There is a service which attempts at guessing the N structure.
> It isn't perfect, but does fairly well.
>  - http://tools.microformatic.com/help/xhtml/best-guess/
Sorry, I'm having a little difficulty reading between the lines, is
this another troll along the lines of the first one?
is parsed as:
> <span class="n">
> <span class="given-name">Rt</span>
> <span class="additional-name">Hon</span>
> <span class="additional-name">Lord</span>
> <span class="additional-name">Ashdown</span>
> <span class="family-name">KBE</span>
It's tempting to respond with a facetious: "<bong> thank you for
playing, next contestant please".
But if I did that, I suspect that I'd be missing some subtle point.
Are you perhaps prompting us to conjecture that a successful parse is
impossible without a rich set of semantics?
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