[uf-discuss] An Inconvenient hCard
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Mon Mar 12 12:14:01 PST 2007
In message <45F5A81A.1010306 at xtra.co.nz>, Paul Wilkins
<pmw57 at xtra.co.nz> writes
>>> <p class="tel"><abbr class="type" title="fax">Téléc</abbr>: <span
>> This is a misuse of abbr at best.
>> See: open issue! 2007-01-26
>I also see that you are the author of that open issue, and that it's
Rejected with a request for further information, and subsequently
>The abbr design pattern is the currently accepted microformat method in
>which to provide machine readable information for human readable
>as it's defined in the TEL Type Definition at
>While the abbr element isn't being used strictly as it was originally
>intended, there are sufficient grounds to continue using it for the
>purpose of microformats.
Can you cite evidence that it's "currently accepted" for non-English
content, as in the above example; or clarify those "sufficient grounds"
for its use in such cases, please?
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