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Re: link header rev parameters, was: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header (Web Linking) to Proposed Standard

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 15:13:00 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8D4BDC.2080407@gmx.de>
To: Sam Johnston <samj@samj.net>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Sam Johnston wrote:
> ...
> Given the attribute is rarely used (and when it is it's generally abused 
> - e.g. rev=canonical) I would suggest that following HTML 5's example 
> and jumping straight to obsolesence is a better idea than deprecation.
> ...

"deprecating" was the wrong term anyway; as there is no replacement 
(except for defining reverse relations, and using them with "rel").

HMTL5 imho goes too far in not mentioning it at all.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 20 August 2009 13:13:42 UTC

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