[uf-discuss] adr should be <address>

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 14:58:20 PST 2007

> My recent adr wiki change from <div class="adr"></div> to <address
> class="adr"></address> was reverted.
> Why? <address> is the most appropriate element for addresses.

Only if the address is directly related the web page it is published
on. The address element is meant as a physical locator of the document
maintainer, not for any old address:


The ADDRESS element may be used by authors to supply contact
information for a document or a major part of a document such as a
form. This element often appears at the beginning or end of a

Chris Heilmann
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