[uf-discuss] Question about telephone numbers

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Jun 20 11:59:19 PDT 2007

On Jun 20, 2007, at 11:41 AM, Rickards, Julian (NDM) wrote:

> Hi:
> I am working on our government web site and am working towards
> implementing the hCard microformat for our contact pages. However,  
> I am
> having a bit of difficulty with phone numbers.
> To "verify" my work, I installed the Tails Export extension for  
> Firefox
> but when I export to Microsoft Outlook Contacts, the telephone  
> number in
> the hCard doesn't export.
> An example of my efforts is:
> <div class="vcard"><span class="fn">Jim McAuley</span>, <span
> class="tel">705-670-5855</span>, <a class="email"
> href="mailto:james.mcauley at ontario.ca">james.mcauley at ontario.ca</ 
> a></div
> Is the problem with the export a limitation on Tails Export (I also
> tried the Operator extension with the same results) or something else?

It's most likely a problem with outlook (see [1]). If you could  
provide us with a URL to an example that doesn't work, or a full  
example of the markup (in email) we'd be able to help more.


1. http://microformats.org/wiki/vcard-implementations#Microsoft_Outlook

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