hcard-examples-issues

From Microformats Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

hCard examples issues

Issues with specific examples and techniques recommended on the hCard examples page, grouped by similar heading.

Issues

MSN Messenger

Regarding hcard-examples#MSN_Messenger which was updated 14 May 2006 - Ruben

Ruben, I tried this, and "msnim:" is an unrecognized protocol on MacOSX.4 (this is with the latest MSN Messenger for Mac installed and running and logged int). Could you provide links to documentation about "msnim:" and links to actual pages that publish their MSNIM ids this way? I don't know of any - Tantek

Tantek, Wikipedia's History of Windows Live Messenger states that MSN Messenger 7.5 for Windows, among other things, introduced: "the msnim protocol handler, allowing Web sites to provide links which automatically add a contact or start conversations (for example clicking on link msnim:chat?contact=login@passport.net will start chat conversation with user login@passport.net).". The Mac version is notoriously lagging behind, sadly. --chucker 11:33, 29 Jun 2006 (PDT)

It also seems that the msnim protocol handler in only supported by Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (haven't tried earlier versions) on Windows. Latest versions of Firefox, Opera and Netscape Navigator doesn't recognize the protocol. Well, for at least, not at the moment. - Juha Liikala

ADR type definition and LABEL type definition

Both these examples use <abbr> to mark up text which is not an abbreviation of the title of the <abbr> tag. Shouldn't these be replaced with examples that use semantic markup? Jim O'Donnell

See Also