[uf-discuss] An Inconvenient hCard

Ara Pehlivanian ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 18:30:17 PST 2007

On 3/11/07, Paul Wilkins <pmw57 at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> From: "Ara Pehlivanian" <ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com>
> > Any ideas about internationalization? How would I handle "fax" in
> > French? I doubt that "Télécopieur" would be a valid type, since RFC
> > 2426 doesn't seem to be geared toward types in other languages.
> If the word doesn't appear in the expected english (yeah I know, us damned
> english) then you would have to use the abbr design pattern.
> With the abbr design pattern, you encode the machine-readable info around
> the human-readable words.
> <p class="tel"><abbr class="type" title="fax">Téléc</abbr>: <span
> class="value">(514) 123-4568</span></p>
> http://microformats.org/wiki/abbr-design-pattern has more details on the
> abbre design pattern.

Sweet! Thank you!


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