[uf-discuss] hCard email & type properties

Paul Wilkins pmw57 at xtra.co.nz
Sun Mar 11 20:30:25 PST 2007

From: "Scott Reynen" <scott at randomchaos.com>
>> The inital problem I encountered with both propeties stemmed from the
>> fact that I hook into another Drupal module for link managment and
>> click-through tracking, the latter using a redirect after logging the
>> click-through.
> So the goal is to have the href attributes point to click-tracking  URLs, 
> but have microformat parsers read the original URLs.  Even  though this is 
> possible (as others have explained), it seems to  violate the microformat 
> principle of designing for humans first,  machines second.  In this case, 
> machines are getting more useful  links than humans.

Why not then have the normal URL in the markup then use an onmousedown event 
to update the URL to be what it should with the clickthrough tracking?

Paul Wilkins 

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