[uf-discuss] [citation]: Brian's outstanding issues 1: UID

Michael McCracken michael.mccracken at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 17:41:11 PDT 2006

On 9/25/06, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
> On Sep 25, 2006, at 4:58 PM, Michael McCracken wrote:
> > I like Brian's suggestion to use a type class to denote what type of
> > UID it is while avoiding a huge list of new class names.
> >
> > <span class="uid"><span class="type">DOI</span>: <a class="value"
> > href="http://dx.doi.org/stuff">...</a></span>
> >
> > It seems like this need for a typed value recurs elsewhere, and a good
> > solution could become another useful design pattern for microformats
> > in general.
> Indeed, this looks like what we're already doing in hCard with tel
> types.

Yep - http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard#type_subproperty_values

So suppose I wanted to apply a different style to different types of
vcard properties - for instance to highlight all 'home' phones. Is
there a good way to do that in CSS?


Michael McCracken
UCSD CSE PhD Candidate
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