[uf-discuss] LinkedIn and Microformats
chris.messina at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 15:11:41 PDT 2006
I know it is -- I'm only making the point that this parser seems to
have forgotten that rule. Right?
On 6/13/06, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> That requirement is already there. "fn" is required in hCard.
> On 6/13/06 2:59 PM, "Chris Messina" <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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"?
> > Chris
> > 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/
> >> And?
> >> 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).
> >> --
> >> [ Chris Casciano ]
> >> [ chris at placenamehere.com ] [ http://placenamehere.com ]
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