[uf-discuss] hcard real world application

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Fri Nov 17 11:10:16 PST 2006

On Nov 14, 2006, at 3:36 AM, Gary Barber wrote:

> I have been  slowly implementing microformats across our clients  
> sites.
> However I have noted a number of instances within a few addresses  
> that just don't seem to fit in microformats.
> *Case 1*
> Reply Paid Addresses

How about class="extended-address"?

> *Case 2*
> Freecall numbers

vCard has no such categories, so there's currently no way to say this  
in hcard.

> *Case 3*
> How do you express the case of an address as
> Work telephone (understand this one)
> Fax number (understand this one)
> this is the bit I'm having trouble with
> Freecall (from one country - AU eg 1800 1234 1234)
> Freecall (from another country - NZ 800 232 222)
> in this case the numbers all go to the work telephone just they are  
> free to use (well local call costs)

I don't know the phone system of AU or NZ, so I'm not sure what the  
constraints are. In the US, I've found that giving area codes but  
leaving off the '+1' is usually good enough.


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