[uf-discuss] hCard URL for page being visited

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Oct 22 08:06:29 PDT 2006

In message <21e770780610220517j5ec455je249f0e3ee7abc40 at mail.gmail.com>,
Brian Suda <brian.suda at gmail.com> writes

>On 10/21/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
>> It seems to me that there should be some way to say that the URL of an
>> hCard or hCalendar event is the URL of the page itself, without having
>> to include a redundant, and accessibility-damaging link to that page, on
>> the page itself.
>> Or has anyone already devised a way to do this?

><span class="url">http://example.com</span>
>This doesn't make any self-referencial links and allows for the data
>to be extracted at the same time.

Thank you. That's probably the best fix for the situation I describe;
but it does require a change to the page, which is not supposed to be
required by uFs.

>One of the key factors in microformats is to keep the data visible

URL-of-current-page is a unique case, because the URL us already visible
to the user, in the address bar (or whatever) of their browser, and
known to any parsing user-agent.

Andy Mabbett
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