[Microformats-dev] hCards for companies and orgs as opposed to people?

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Mon Jul 25 15:59:53 PDT 2005

On Jul 25, 2005, at 3:46 PM, Ryan King wrote:
> On Jul 25, 2005, at 2:23 PM, Dan Connolly wrote:
>> The vCard specification is silent on this
>>                 point (entries for companies). Thus there are two
>>                 options as far as the hCard standard is concerned:
>>                      1. Set "fn" and "org" to the same value. E.g.  
>> <span
>>                         class="fn org">W3C</span>
>>                      2. Set "org" as usual, and set "fn"  
>> explicitly to
>>                         empty. E.g. <span class="fn"></span><span
>>                         class="org">W3C</span>
> I think either approach could be valid, though this is certainly an  
> open question. I'd prefer that it be explicit, personally.

Looking at the vcard spec again, FN is defined as:

 >Type purpose: To specify the formatted text corresponding to the  
name of the object the vCard represents.

So, I don't see anything wrong with either #1 or #2.


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