W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > August 2009

Re: Please Specify Behavior for @rel="next | prev"

From: Keryx Web <webmaster@keryx.se>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 22:14:13 +0200
Message-ID: <4A92F495.7090006@keryx.se>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
2009-08-24 21:42, Doug Schepers skrev:
> So, in other words, I don't see it as an either/or... I see direct
> feature requests to browser vendors and suggestions in W3C specs as
> complementary. If users see something they like in a spec, which browser
> vendors haven't yet implemented widely, they can rally around that point
> and push browser vendors to implement it, and the wording in the spec
> can help promote interoperability in some of its details (for example,
> in this case, that the first relevant link with an appropriate @rel
> value is selected).

I second that. Further food for thought:

a. rel="next" indicates a higher than normal probability that a user 
will follow a link. Perhaps a good idea would be to pre-fetch that resource.

b. I use this extension for FFox. Can someone provide any numbers about 
its popularity?


c. There is an open bug for Camino at

No bug for FFox, that I can find.

Keryx Web (Lars Gunther)
Received on Monday, 24 August 2009 20:14:54 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Thursday, 29 October 2015 10:15:50 UTC