[uf-new] Extensible and open-ended microformats?

Brian Suda brian.suda at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 07:31:29 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 12:34 PM, Yuriy Guskov <yura2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> For example, let's take hCard and hCalendar as examples:
> <span class="vevent">
>  <span class="summary">The microformats.org site was launched</span>
>  on <span class="dtstart">2005-06-20</span>
>  at the Supernova Conference
>  in <span class="location">San Francisco, CA, USA</span>.
> </span>

> 1. You cannot add more "formatted" details, unless it is provided by format. No "state" for "CA".

--- it is possible to use the ADR microformat inside the location of hCard

>  in <span class="location adr"><span class="locality">San Francisco</span>, <span class="region">CA</span>, <span class="country-name">USA</span></span>.

This will be transparent when converting hCard to vCard, but still
give the additional semantic meaning to the parts of an address which
could be extracted by other parsers.

I hope this helps.


brian suda

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