[uf-discuss] hCard's and Heraldic names/titles?
Charles Iliya Krempeaux
supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 15:31:27 PST 2007
On 1/9/07, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
> On Dec 30, 2006, at 12:37 AM, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm not completely sure how this would be marked up using an hCard.
> > In some parts of the world there exists a set of heraldic titles that
> > are kind of treated as names. (Such as "Sayyid", "Agha", "Mirza",
> > etc.)
> > For example, you might have...
> > Sayyid Joe Blow
> > Mirza John Doe
> > Jane Agha Doe
> > I was thinking that using the "title" might be appropriate. But I'm
> > not sure. The usage of these are kind of a mix between a name and a
> > title.
> > Some people actually have these included as part of their legal name.
> > But some don't, and instead treat it like a title or honorific title
> > like "Dr" or "Sir".
> > Using the honorific-prefix class name might be possible for "Sayyid"
> > or "Mirza". But it not possible for "Agha" (since it is NOT a
> > prefix). Also, the honorific-suffix class name is possible for "Agha
> > either (since it is NOT a suffix).
> > Anyone know how to mark this up in an hCard?
> What about 'additional-name'?
Perhaps using both "additional-name" and "title" on them would be good
practice. As in...
<span class="vcard ">
<span class="fn n">
<span class="title additional-name">Mirza</span>
That kind of matches how people use things like that.
Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.
charles @ reptile.ca
supercanadian @ gmail.com
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