[uf-discuss] Apple adds support for hcard in dotmac webmail

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 18:48:39 PST 2006

On 10/29/06, Bruce D'Arcus <bdarcus.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/29/06, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Put it this way: there's a convergence coming between OpenID,
> > microformats (especially XFN and hcard) and being able to specify
> > assertions about a given hcard without having all information, in my
> > thinking, is valuable.
> Also been some discussion on Planet RDF about using OpenID URLs as
> identifier for FOAF and such (they are just URIs, after all), which I
> also think a good idea.
> ...
> > Thoughts?
> In the absence of an OpenID, borrow another approach from the FOAF
> world: use a hash of an email address?

Like MicroID does?

Again, this stuff has to work in the absense of either, since in
Address Book (on the mac at least) nothing is required; in hcard, only
"n" or "fn" is required.


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