[uf-discuss] LinkedIn and Microformats
chris.messina at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 14:59:42 PDT 2006
So perhaps there needs to be a more stringent requirement that if you
find class="vcard" that that's not enough to indicate the presence of
a microformat, but that you also need to look for the required "fn"
class nested in said "vcard"?
On 6/13/06, Chris Casciano <chris at placenamehere.com> wrote:
> On Jun 13, 2006, at 5:18 PM, David Janes -- BlogMatrix wrote:
> > I was going to report the happy news that LinkedIn  is using
> > hCards, as my little Greasemonkey script was showing an icon on the
> > page. Alas, it's not to be -- here's what they're doing:
> > <p
> > class="vcard"><a
> > href="/addressBookExport?exportMemberVCard=&memberID=6172221"
> > name="_exportVCard">Download vCard</a></p>
> > D'oh -- they're using "vcard" to mark that there's, umm, a vcard at
> > the other end of the link. If anyone knows anyone at LinkedIn, you may
> > want to give them a nudge.
> > Regards, etc...
> > David
> >  http://www.linkedin.com/
> I guess it doesn't hurt to give them a nudge and let them know that the
> class they're using triggers the script in your browser making you
> think something is there that is not, but do microformats own the
> strings used in various classes and other attributes?
> If was a web developer that new nothing of microformats something like
> the above would certainly make plenty of sense.
> Sounds like just a typical gotcha when you're doing this kind of thing
> (writing MF consumers that is).
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