[uf-discuss] hCards in other languages

Paul Wilkins paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz
Sat Mar 24 15:05:51 PST 2007

Justin Mclean wrote:
> Hi Paul,
>> Works for me on Operator 0.6.2 and on X2V at http://suda.co.uk/ 
>> projects/X2V/
> Thanks for that, X2V worked for me also so that implies that the  hCard 
> on the page is fine. Out of interest what address program are  you using?

Currently I'm using Microsoft Outlook, but I'll be changing that shortly.

>> <abbr class="type" title="fax">fakusu</abbr>
> Yes that's what I'm using in the japanese (and other language)  
> versions. The address is still in english so I guess I should tag that 
> as lang="en"  (or perhaps en-au) as it's a different language to  the page.

That's right.

If you're using HTML then use lang="en-au"
If you're using XHTML 1.1 then use xml:lang="en-au"
If you're using XHTML 1.0 then use both together.

Paul Wilkins

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