[uf-discuss] hCard and vCard agents

Alexander Graf alexander.graf at deri.org
Mon Feb 19 08:14:50 PST 2007

I'm agreeing with Brian. Most applications cannot handle those types
of vCards yet.

- Alex

On 19.02.2007, at 16:30, Brian Suda wrote:

> On 2/19/07, Steve Marshall <steve at nascentguruism.com> wrote:
>> On another mailing list, someone was asking how best to provide  
>> hCards
>> for a company and its agents without having to replicate the  
>> company's
>> data to each hCard.
> --- do you have a link to that discussion?
>> As I've kinda hinted, this is achieved in vCard by embedding
>> sub-vCards as 'agents', as detailed in the vCard profile[1] in  
>> §3.5.4.
>> Is there any issue with including this in hCard (or is it already: I
>> couldn't see it referenced anywhere on the wiki)?
> --- it has not been developed yet for hCard for several reasons. No
> one on the internet seems to be publishing data in this way. Secondly,
> i'm not sure if/how current address book application import/display
> this data?
> The other downside is that if you embed an hCard as an agent, how do
> you then just pull out that person's data independantly of the
> company?
> I think the include pattern is the best way to associate a person's
> information with the companies.
> -brian
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> brian suda
> http://suda.co.uk
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