[uf-discuss] web programmers vs web designers and microformats

Kevin Marks kevinmarks at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 14:50:53 PST 2008

In semantic HTML, the right way to do this would be to use <cite>
around the name:
so doing
<cite class="hcard" ><a href="http://juliettemelton.com/" class="url
uid fn" rel="friend">Julie</a></cite>

which has an implied nickname, and adds the XFN for "my friend"

On Jan 4, 2008 2:23 PM, David Janes <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com> wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2008 2:45 PM, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> > The fact that hCard is *the* #1 format for publishing information about a
> > person on the Web would seem to refute that.
> >
> > http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard-supporting-user-profiles
> "Profiles" is not the problem that Andy & Ryan C. are talking about:
> they're talking about using hCard in casual references to people and
> places on the web. For example, on your blog, you've coded:
> | My friend <a href="http://juliettemelton.com/">Julie</a> and I
> thought this up when discussing
> | end of year rituals, and threw it together quickly and roughly  in a
> matter of days (like the first BarCamp).
> | We invited a bunch of people (also coarsely brainstormed, certainly
> not comprehensive), a few of
> | whom were actually available to attend, and shared an incredible two
> days of reflection
> |  (what <em>did</em> you do) and projection (what are you <em>going
> to</em> do).
> They're suggesting that you're much more likely to provide semantic
> information about "Julie" if you were willing to do the simple
> operating of adding (for example) 'class='vcard'" to the A tag.
> Regards, etc...
> --
> David Janes
> Founder, BlogMatrix
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