[uf-discuss] hCard names - n vs. fn
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Apr 27 12:39:51 PDT 2007
<cdc278e10704260322g48b78e18jb2ce50ec88564c93 at mail.gmail.com>, Ciaran
McNulty <mail at ciaranmcnulty.com> writes
>On a side-note, the issue of what to do with user-entered names where
>one isn't sure of the formatting is one I've also had issues with and
>could do with some attention - for now hCard is only going to be
>useful in applications where the author has the users' names split
>into the relevant fields and for me it's a major stumbling block.
In the case I cited, there are three template fields:
given that, in any individual case, the makeup of the name field is
unknown, and could be:
FirstName "Nickname" Surname
FirstName MiddleName Surname
FirstName Surname Surname
FirstName MiddleName Surname Surname
how would people suggest applying name-related hCard properties?
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