[uf-discuss] Hatom (hcard) pictures author

Martin McEvoy martin at weborganics.co.uk
Mon Feb 9 04:05:05 PST 2009

Hello Raphael

I think you should take a look a hMedia[1] which seems to suit your 
purpose there is an example of how to mark up images with hMedia  [2]

Best wishes


[1] http://microformats.org/wiki/hmedia
[2] http://microformats.org/wiki/hmedia#Images

Raphael García Lepper wrote:
> Toby A Inkster  wrote:
>> Three possibilities for you to consider:
>> 1. Mark up the author of the text using hAtom and the pictures using
>> figure <http://microformats.org/wiki/figure>. You should beware that
>> figure is still a draft and might change in the future.
>> 2. Use the hCard "role" property to indicate which person did which.
>> 3. Consider RDFa - in RDFa when you say that someone is an author of
>> something, you also say what they authored. A basic example would be
>> something like this:
>>    <div id="an-article" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/terms/">
>>      <p>Blah, blah, blah.</p>
>>      <img src="a-picture.jpeg" alt="...">
>>      <p>Blah, blah, blah.</p>
>>      <span about="#an-article" property="dc:creator">Alice</span>
>>      <span about="a-picture.jpeg" property="dc:creator">Bob</span>
>>    </div>
> Hello, thanks for your answer. Some points about the possibilities you
> propose:
> For the first option, what I'd need is to indicate that all images in
> current entry where done by someone different from the writer, so figure
> draft microformat doesn't fit in the intention, but I may use it for every
> single picture within a review or a news.
> The second option, role property is not very well documented in the hcard
> wiki page, but seems to be to specify the business category of a person, not
> to indicate this person is author for the pictures in current entry. It
> might work for this one though, I'll read more about it, I'd appreciate any
> links to information about this property and it's usages (different from
> what google returns).
> Third option is actually something I've being considering, but I haven't yet
> figured out how to implement RDFa. RDFa Primer is very clear about it's
> possibilities but it's syntax and usage are quite messy for me, like almost
> every w3c document. I'll keep trying though.
> Regards
> Rafa
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Martin McEvoy


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