[uf-discuss] country-code may be missing from hCard/adr spec

Michael MD mdagn at spraci.com
Mon Feb 26 11:51:19 PST 2007

> UK is the abbreviated form of United Kingdom.  As such, it should be  in 
> the content of the tag, or else using the abbr element is  unnecessary. 
> However, I have no clue as to whether the class country- name is 
> appropriate for country codes, which seems to be the issue.   I was just 
> commenting on the general html.

It looks like what is really needed is a standard way to represent standard 
country codes - so that machines can look up related information for the 
country without the hit and miss problems of freeform text names for places. 
(but keeping it simple for parsers or authors)

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