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Re: Report on testing of the link relations registry

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 02:03:36 -0700
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <40A3CCE6-A18E-4220-88FE-5C4446A03134@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Aug 21, 2010, at 8:26 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> 
>> Are there any link relations that have an effect on both <a>/<area> and 
>> on <link>, but not the same effect?
> 
> In some cases "alternate", but for all practical purposes (and for the 
> purposes of a registry) no, not as far as I know. I would recommend 
> avoiding doing that, too, so we could indeed split it into orthogonal 
> concerns: where the relation is conforming, what kind of relation it is, 
> its synonyms, and the obvious stuff like name, description, and spec(s).

In that case, I'm not clear on why separate "effect on <a>/<area>" and "effect on <link>" fields are required.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 22 August 2010 09:04:09 GMT

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