[uf-discuss] Citation format straw proposal on the wiki

brian suda brian.suda at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 11:52:30 PST 2006

Alf Eaton wrote:
> On 29 Mar 2006, at 14:34, Michael McCracken wrote:
>>   <span class="author vcard">
>>     <a class="fn">Lorin Hochstein</a>
>>   </span>
> That's an interesting problem, because what happens if the authors
> names are in the format "Surname, Initials". Do you have to use an
> abbreviation?
<span class="author vcard">
    <span class="n"><span class="family-name">Hochstein</span>, <abbr
title="Lorin" class="given-name">L</abbr></span>

hCard supports all the sub-properties of vCard so you can explicitly
declare what each of the text values are in a name. FN is the short-cut,
but using N you have to declare given-name, family-name, etc. So this
situation can be properly handled.


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