[uf-discuss] An Inconvenient hCard
paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz
Wed Mar 21 20:33:31 PST 2007
From: "Andy Mabbett" <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
> In message <008201c76b58$57347c20$bc08a8c0 at nzto22>, Paul Wilkins
> <paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz> writes
>>a slight loosening of the semantics of the abbr element.
>> <abbr class="type" title="fax">Téléc</abbr>.:
>> <span class="value">(514) 123-4568</span>
> This thread is going in circles, On 12 March, I wrote, having suggested
> the same possibility, that:
> ...there are concerns that that's an abuse of "abbr".
I think that abuse is too strong a term for what's happening here.
There is historical evidence that in the case of microformats, such a thing
To markup the following vcard example.
<abbr class="type" title="pref">my</abbr>
<abbr class="type" title="voice">phone</abbr>, with
<abbr class="type" title="msg">voicemail</abbr>:
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