[uf-discuss] SOURCE+URL to indicate authoritative hCard (was UID+URL vs. VIA)

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Mon Feb 12 14:40:46 PST 2007

On Feb 12, 2007, at 12:49 PM, Brian Suda wrote:

> On 2/12/07, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
>> On Feb 12, 2007, at 1:05 PM, Ryan King wrote:
>> >> Has anyone looked at using the SOURCE property from vCard to
>> >> indicate a more authoritative hCard?  It seems to be much closer
>> >> to what we're talking about than UID.  The value is already
>> >> defined as URI.
>> >
>> > SOURCE is already used by X2V to indicate the URL at which the
>> > current hCard is available. I don't think we'd be able to override
>> > that at this point.
> SOURCE is just the 'source' of where the the hcard came from.
> 2.1.4 SOURCE Type
>   If the SOURCE type is present, then its value provides information
>   how to find the source for the vCard.

SOURCE in vCard is essentially the same as self in Atom (AFAICT).


Ryan King
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