[uf-discuss] Organization Confusion

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Mon Aug 3 18:53:18 PDT 2009

On Aug 3, 2009, at 3:12 PM, Bradley Ramos wrote:

> I am having a little trouble semantically setting up some hCard  
> data. I am writing contact information for the official website of  
> the Department of Transportation Services, which is part of the City  
> & County of Honolulu. Therefore, ideally I would like "DTS" to be  
> class="fn organization-unit", while "C&CoH" is organization-name.  
> However, the spec only allows an implied n if fn and organization- 
> name are the same, but this is not correct for my situation. How  
> should I format it? Thanks for your help!

The implied value of N when FN and ORG have the same value is empty.   
The implied value of N when no N is present is also empty.  So you're  
not losing anything on N by not doing FN and ORG in the same element.   
You may be losing some specific functionality in tools that don't know  
what to do with a card describing an organization unit rather than an  
organization (relatively uncommon), but I wouldn't expect general  


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