[uf-discuss] hCard: url and tel

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Mon Jan 7 15:46:05 PST 2008

In message <C3A7F018.9A3D0%tantek at cs.stanford.edu>, Tantek Çelik 
<tantek at cs.stanford.edu> writes

>>> title attribute is displayed in tool-tips
>> in some, but far from all, browsers.
>>       <http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/global.html#h-7.4.3>
>>       Values of the title attribute may be rendered by user agents in
>>       a variety of ways.
>> Nothing about tool-tips there.
>Nonetheless what browsers do implement is a fact.

The "fact" is that that's what *some* browsers do. Many do not.

>>> <http://microformats.org/wiki/faq#Q._Should_human_readable_data_go_into_class
>>> _names.3F>
>> Perhaps you might wait for resolution of such issues before imposing
>> your own view on the wiki.
>Data in the class attribute is a known anti-pattern.

extended-address, street-address, locality, region - all just as much 
data in class attributes.

> Not a new issue.

Perhaps not a new issue.; but also not a black-&-white issue.

Andy Mabbett

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