[uf-discuss] Re: An Inconvenient hCard

Ben Ward lists at ben-ward.co.uk
Fri May 22 11:31:05 PDT 2009

On 22 May 2009, at 11:09, Julian Rickards wrote:

> I thought you might have the answer to the problem I am having with
> our French contact pages. Our English contact page
> (http://www.mndm.gov.on.ca/mines/lands/pro/contact_e.asp) works fine
> but the French contact page
> (http://www.mndm.gov.on.ca/mines/lands/pro/contact_f.asp) misses the
> phone number because "work" is not a French word and therefore I can't
> use it but must use the French equivalent instead.
> I have tried both the abbr-pattern as well as the value-class-pattern
> and neither insert the phone number into a downloaded vCard.
> Any ideas would be appreciated.

   Internationalisation is certainly an incorrect usage of the  
abbreviation pattern and should be avoided (the English title will be  
exposed to your French readers).

   The value-class-pattern is the correct way to mark-up this content,  
but, because it is very new, parsers are still implementing support  
for it. That's why you probably don't see it in downloaded vcards yet.  
This will improve over the next few months.

Which parser are you using to do the conversion to vcard?


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