[uf-discuss] URL and Relative paths
martin at weborganics.co.uk
Tue Sep 2 17:45:28 PDT 2008
Hello Karsten Welcome!
Karsten Januszewski wrote:
> Hi - I'm a developer at Microsoft working on a project that involves parsing and consuming Microformats. I've noticed quite a few implementations of hCards out in the wild that use the url property with a relative path instead of an absolute path.
> Is this considered bad form? Or is this "to spec"? I didn't see anything on the wiki about this...
I think relative urls on the whole are "bad form" because many authors
forget to set the base url for their relative paths...
<base href="http://someurl.com/" />
I would say however that relative urls are useful in determining a sites
I don't think the community on a whole has an opinion on that, but you
may find a few individuals that do.
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