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Re: head@profile: another dropped attribute

From: Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 23:43:13 -0500
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FF290E72-9664-4CB8-BCA8-A1E8C5AA8CBB@la-grange.net>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>

Le 4 févr. 2009 à 21:57, Larry Masinter a écrit :
> From the implementation point of view, there is no cost to <head  
> profile=""> being conforming. We must support the  
> HTMLHeadElement.profile property in any case for compatibility. I  
> would guess the developers of other browsers are similarly agnostic  
> on this one.

One way to improve the usability and deployment of
	<head profile="http://example.org/path/a/profile">
would be for an authoring tool to download the associated profile  
information to show the author the possible values.

Would it be possible/sensible to include these in Dreamweaver? in  
which timescale?

Examples of profiles are:

* XFN 1.1

* Favicon, foaf, nofollow (work in progress)

* Site Summaries in XHTML

* A long [list of Profile URIs][1]

[1]: http://microformats.org/wiki/profile-uris

Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
Received on Thursday, 5 February 2009 04:43:35 UTC

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