[uf-discuss] hCard multiple locations

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Sat Aug 25 15:04:35 PDT 2007

On 8/24/07 3:08 PM, "Scott Reynen" <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:

> On Aug 24, 2007, at 11:37 AM, Jason Karns wrote:
>> Sorry, I wasn't specific enough. I can have multiple ADR's per hCard
>> but if I want to add geo information to the hCard they must be
>> separate. Currently, hCard only supports 0 or 1 instances of geo in an
>> hCard.  But now that I think about it, is this not an issue with the
>> spec? If one can have multiple ADR's per hCard, shouldn't multiple
>> GEO's be valid as well? I would expect that one should be able to have
>> each ADR marked up with GEO coordinates as well.
> I would too, but someone else may know of a good reason for limiting
> it to one geo per hCard.

In short: they mean different things.  As Kevin Marks pointed out, GEO is
for physical location.

>> Should this issue be added to the wiki?
> There are at least two of us who don't understand the reason for that
> limitation, so I think it's worth documenting in the wiki:
> http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard-issues

Similar questions have come up before thus I have gone ahead and added a new
Q&A to the FAQ:




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