[uf-discuss] hAlias vs hCard

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Tue Oct 3 15:14:58 PDT 2006

Scott Reynen wrote:
> On Oct 3, 2006, at 11:04 AM, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> The information you put in your hCard is up to you.  You can just 
>> write an hCard with a nickname...
> Yeah, I'm confused about this.  Isn't the whole point of having an 
> alias to keep it distinct from your normal identity?  Identifying it 
> as an alias of your normal identity seems to defeat that purpose.

I don't understand what you mean.  An alias is just an alternative name
for yourself and the hCard nickname field seems to fulfil that purpose 
just fine.  You don't have to provide your real name if you don't want to.

Lachlan Hunt

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