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RE: Suggestion: Tags for personal information

From: Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 13:02:52 +0100
To: "Patrick Craig" <patrick@nag-j.co.jp>, <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000301c16c3b$1f5f63e0$a82750d9@andromeda>

I think using <meta/> elements it is already possible to achieve, what you

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org]On Behalf
> Of Patrick Craig
> Sent: Monday, November 12, 2001 7:55 AM
> To: www-html@w3.org
> Subject: Suggestion: Tags for personal information
> Hello
> It seems that these days everyone and their dog have a home page on the
> web.  If someone has a common name it is almost impossible to find their
> home page with a web search. There are several web sites for finding
> long lost school/college friends, but these require people to register
> and just return an email address. I think a lot of people are interested
> in finding out what happened to old friends but they don't necessarily
> want to contact them directly by email.
> I propose a set of personal information tags people can include on their
> home page. This would include things like name (including nicknames /
> maiden names), place and date of birth, school, college and employment
> information (including dates). Search engines could then provide a home
> page finder option which searched based on these tags.
> What do you think?
> Patrick
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