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Merge and Split: issues with XFN

Nick Finck

June 7, 2004 at 1:11 PM

Michael Angeles is in the process of redesigning his site. He is merging her portfolio site ( with his personal ( I have seen a lot of designers and developers doing this lately, but I have also seen a lot of designers and developers separating their consulting business sites from their personal sites. This is one of the reasons why XFN doesn't always work out right. For example, have a personal site (, a project site ( If someone was to link to my name but using the URL, technically XFN could not be used as is not synonymous with Nick Finck. Things get even messier when sites merge and split focus.

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