[uf-discuss] hCard vs. vcf

brian suda brian.suda at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 14:39:32 PDT 2006

Once you have the page marked-up you can easily convert it to ANY
format, not just vCards. You can also submit the page to sources like
kicthen.technorati.com and aggregate the data. It can more-easily be
"mashed-up" with other data.


Jeremy Flint wrote:
> Well, we ended up not using a standard address output on the actual
> page. I had moved it all to a seperate page and just passed that to
> technorati.
> Then got the "why not just use this vcf file" line.
> - jeremy
> On 8/30/06, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
>> On Aug 30, 2006, at 1:17 PM, Jeremy Flint wrote:
>> > I am looking for some ammunition on making the case for using hCard
>> > over a standard .vcf file exported from Outlook for a static contact
>> > listing that will likely not change anytime in the future.
>> You're gonna do an HTML version of the information anyway, right?
>> Do it with hCard, then say "look we get vcard for free (http://
>> feeds.technorati.com/contacts/<your url>)!!!!"
>> -ryan
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