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Fwd: Status of Link header

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 21:25:37 +1000
Message-Id: <1F30445D-EBF7-4CAE-B66C-0EF830A21192@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Forgot to forward this...

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> From: "Tantek Celik" <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
> Date: 12 September 2008 6:53:53 PM
> To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
> Subject: Re: Status of Link header
> Reply-To: tantek@cs.stanford.edu
>
> FWIW I'd suggest *not* including the rev attribute due to rampant  
> author misunderstanding/misuse. We've decided to deprecate it  
> microformats and not use it for anything new:
>
> http://microformats.org/wiki/rel-faq#Should_rev_even_be_used
>
> hreflang attribute makes sense - it has good use cases, is used in  
> the wild in HTML (e.g. http://gmpg.org/xfn/creator ) and would be  
> nice to be able to use as part of the HTTP header rather than inline  
> in the document.
>
> HTH and feel free to fwd/share this email. I'm not on all those  
> lists so I thought private reply would work best.
>
> Hope u r doing well!
>
> Tantek
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
>
> Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 16:50:23
> To: HTTP Working Group<ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
> Cc: Atom Syntax<atom-syntax@imc.org>; <www-html@w3.org>; HTML WG<public-html@w3.org 
> >
> Subject: Status of Link header
>
>
>
> For those wondering what/where/how things are going with the Link
> header draft <http://ietfreport.isoc.org/idref/draft-nottingham-http-link-header/
>> , I'm currently working on an -03 version. Potential changes include
> (feel free to discuss);
>
>  - Re-adding the 'rev' attribute (I've had a few requests for
> specific use cases; not yet convinced either way)
>  - Considering adding a 'hreflang' attribute
>  - Clarifying the requirements for registering relations WRT format-
> specificity
>
> Any comments or other input would be appreciated.
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
>
>


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