[uf-discuss] XFN for email addresses?

Brian Suda brian.suda at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 07:07:13 PDT 2007

On 6/13/07, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hmm, but both comments so far don't really say whether it's in-line
> with current thinking on XFN to allow for XFN linking to non-URLs.
> <a href="aim:goim?screenname=factoryjoe" rel="me">IM Me</a>
> And as such, do the same for email addresses... right?

--- i asked a similar question a year ago on IRC:

the answer (which i agree with) is yes.

XFN defines the link the between two resouces, that is protocol
agnostic. So http://, https://, mailto:, aim:, skype:, etc.

I have been using this on my contact page for awhile. The rel-linter
finds the just fine:


brian suda

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