[uf-discuss] Geo deployed on Wikipedia.

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Apr 4 10:01:11 PDT 2007

On Apr 4, 2007, at 4:31 AM, Costello, Roger L. wrote:

>>> Is there an "adr template" in Wikipedia, so that the adr Microformat
>>> can be automatically injected into Wikipedia pages?
>> Not /yet/...
>>> Is there a way to create new templates?  Can we create a template  
>>> for
>>> hcard, vevent, and so forth?
>> That's being looked at, but the situation is extremely complex, ...
> I think that it might not be complex, if the scope is limited.
> Many wiki articles have the name of a person.  Create a wikipedia
> template that wraps the name with hCard.
> For example, here's a wikipedia article on Arthur Ernest Percival [1].
> His name could be wrapped in a wiki template like this:
> {{person-name
> |given-name=Arthur|additional-name=Ernest|family-name=Percival}}
> The HTML that is generated by the template could be:
> Arthur Ernest Percival
> <span class="hcard" style="display:none">
>      (<span class="family-name">Percival</span>,
>       <span class="given-name">Arthur</span>
>       <span class="additional-name">Ernest</span>)
> </span>

Please don't introduce hidden metadata. That's one of the things  
we're trying to avoid with microformats.


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