[uf-discuss] Authenticity of Authoritative hCard (was: Re: Vote on this: rel="me self" to indicate an authoritative hCard)

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Feb 7 11:32:21 PST 2007

On Jan 31, 2007, at 8:41 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote:

> In message
> <923a87360701310750p3808ce6bp138e9ca7dfdeb7e6 at mail.gmail.com>, Ara
> Pehlivanian <ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com> writes
>> what if someone registers ben-ward.net and puts up a fake
>> card on that site.
> Perhaps we need a "class="pgp-public-key"  property for hCard?

There's already a KEY field in vCard. From RFC2624:

> Type purpose: To specify a public key or authentication certificate
>    associated with the object that the vCard represents.

I'm sure we could make this work. :D

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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