[uf-discuss] An Inconvenient hCard

Paul Wilkins pmw57 at xtra.co.nz
Mon Mar 19 12:37:23 PST 2007

Andy Mabbett wrote:
> Ara Pehlivanian writes
>>Voice Tél.: (514) 123-4567
>>Fax Téléc.: (514) 123-4568
>         <abbr class="type" title="voice">Tél<abbr>
>         <abbr class="type" title="fax">Téléc<abbr>
> Though there are concerns that that's an abuse of "abbr".

There is a possible alternative, inspired from 

<span class="type" title="Téléc">Fax</span>:

If abbr is considered to be too semantically incorrect, it's the only 
other currently viable method where the native language term is revealed 
in a tooltip.

Paul Mark Wilkins
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