Vote on this: rel="me self" to indicate an authoritative hCard {was: Re: [uf-discuss] Authoritative hCards [was RE: Canonical hCards (was: Search on CSS element)]}

Ryan King ryan at
Wed Feb 7 14:34:12 PST 2007

On Feb 7, 2007, at 12:50 PM, David Janes wrote:

> On 2/7/07, Ryan King <ryan at> wrote:
>> Yes there are several problems:
>> 1. XFN applies to whole pages. This means that you can't reliably put
>> different people's hCards on the same page and do this.
>> 2. We have prior art that is being ignored. Publishers are already
>> using <a class="url uid" ...>...</a> to do this.
>> I apologize for being late to this discussion, but I think it's off
>> track and we need to correct things a bit.
> Sure. Show us how it works with the original real-world case I
> provided -- i.e. your hCard on blog, pointing to your
> home page, using your /contacts hcard as your authoritative hCard.


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