Implied hCard Brainstorming

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These are ideas for solutions to [[hcard-implied|implied-hcards]]. See [[hcard-implied-examples]] for use cases.
These are ideas for solutions to [[hcard-implied|implied-hcards]]. See [[hcard-implied-examples]] for use cases.
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--[[User:RCanine|Ryan Cannon]]
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==Links to vCards==
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==See also==
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* [http://microformats.org/discuss/mail/microformats-discuss/2008-January/011199.html Mailing list discussion: January 2008]
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Parsers should ignore any links to the .vcf file extension:
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<pre><nowiki>
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<a class="vcard" href="http://example.com/example.vcf">Download my vcard</a>
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</nowiki></pre>
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since users, unaware of hCard, may apply class=card" to such links.
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[[User:AndyMabbett|Andy Mabbett]] 13:33, 8 Dec 2006 (PST)
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These are ideas for solutions to implied-hcards. See hcard-implied-examples for use cases.

Initial ideas

The rule could be similar to:

If a an element with class=vcard does not have any hCard class names, imply the entire content as an fn field, and attempt to apply the implied "n" optimization.

Optionally, if the root element has @href, imply a class="url".

For example:

<a class="vcard" href="http://ryancannon.com/">Ryan Cannon</a>

becomes

BEGIN:VCARD
N:Cannon;Ryan;;;
FN:Ryan Cannon
URL:http\://ryancannon.com/
END:VCARD

All this is possible because it requires an hCard without hCard markup inside.

This is fairly powerful for a few reasons:

Additionally, the @href could map to different properties based on protocol:

--Ryan Cannon

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Implied hCard Brainstorming was last modified: Thursday, November 24th, 2011

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