[uf-discuss] LinkedIn and Microformats

David Janes -- BlogMatrix davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Tue Jun 13 15:31:42 PDT 2006

Did you get a sense from your recent projects of:

(1) what percentage of uF pages use profiles?
(2) what percentage of uFs are broken?

Regards, etc...

Tantek Çelik wrote:
> We *do* have an hCard profile with URI, thanks to DanC:
>  http://www.w3.org/2006/03/hcard
> But even without that, it is not unreasonable to assume that class="vcard"
> is an hCard.
> Just as it is not unreasonable (as in they all do it) for a browser to
> assume that <html> is an HTML document even if there is no DOCTYPE that
> points to a DTD URL which defines the element <html> as such.
> We'll get to the point in a few years where more folks are using profiles,
> but for now, microformats are like the early days of HTML where no one
> bothered to use DTDs.  Be patient, we'll get there.
> Thanks,
> Tantek

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