[uf-discuss] definitive hCard on a page
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Jul 4 13:32:32 PDT 2007
<e86992a40707041251w7b39d7d4r4b8b72143a34cd9a at mail.gmail.com>, Frances
Berriman <fberriman at gmail.com> writes
>On 04/07/07, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
>> In message
>> <e86992a40707040536l3fbe1804v4058ade6e4e534f6 at mail.gmail.com>, Frances
>> Berriman <fberriman at gmail.com> writes
>> >On 04/07/07, Thom Shannon <thom at ts0.com> wrote:
>>> > What would be the way to markup a hCard as being the definitive hCard on
>>> > a page. For example the page owner or author. My blog has hCards of
>>> > friends and commenters, as well as my own. But I'd like a programmatic
>>> > way to identify mine, mainly to access information about me at my openid.
>> >The <address> element is for signifying the page author. This'd
>> >probably suit what you're looking for (<address class="vcard"> etc.).
>> That's fine when the primary subject of the page is its author.
>> Imagine, though, a biography of Paul McCartney. It might mention that he
>> was in a popular music ensemble with John Lennon, Ringo Star and George
>> Harrison, produced by George Martin, and was married to Linda McCartney
>> and someone else, and had children called Stella, Mary and so on.
>> The page's author might be, say, Hunter Davies.
>> Each of these people might have an hCard - but how do we indicate that
>> Paul McCartney's hCard is the primary one for the page?
>A primary hCard wouldn't be the same as the author of the page.
>That's a different problem.
We were asked:
What would be the way to markup a hCard as being the definitive
hCard on a page. For example the page owner or author.
Note that that's "For example", not "i.e.".
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