[uf-discuss] Massive use of hCard - need validation and discussion

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Feb 10 12:51:55 PST 2006

On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, B.K. DeLong wrote:
> <p>I think <a
> href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/blog/2006/02/10/BL2006021000760.html">this
> article</a> by <span class="vcard"><span class="org">Washington Post</span>
> <span class="role">reporter</span> <span class="fn">Dan Froomkin</span></span>
> sums up a lot of the issues right now. You have <span class="vcard"><span
> class="n"><span class="given-name">Lewis</span> "<span
> class="nickname">Scooter</span>" <span class="family-name">Libby</span></span>
> - <span class="role"><span class="vcard"><span class="title">Vice
> President</span> <span class="n"><span class="nickname">Dick</span> <span
> class="family-name">Cheney</span></span></span>'s ex-<span class="title">Chief
> of Staff</span></span></span> testifying that he was told by his bosses that
> he could release information about <span class="vcard"><span
> class="fn">Valerie Plame</span> being a <span class="role"><acronym
> title="Central Intelligence Agency
> ">CIA</acronym> agent</span></span>. </p>

Is there really any point in hcarding things that have no contact 
information? I'm skeptical that the markup above would be useful to 
anyone. Ever. :-)

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