[whatwg] Should <address> be more general-purpose?
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Tue Feb 27 13:21:14 PST 2007
Simon Pieters wrote:
> Ease of use, mostly. It's simpler to say:
> <address>665 3rd St.<br>
> Suite 207<br>
> San Francisco, CA 94107<br>
> <div class="adr">
> <div class="street-address">665 3rd St.</div>
> <div class="extended-address">Suite 207</div>
> <span class="locality">San Francisco</span>,
> <span class="region">CA</span>
> <span class="postal-code">94107</span>
> <div class="country-name">U.S.A.</div>
Ïn all fairness, that's not equivalent information. The first is no way
near able to be parsed by a machine, converted to vCard, imported into
an address book, etc.
Microformats provide a granularity and flexibility that make them
superior to "raw" HTMl for information like this.
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