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Re: "the rel attribute nolonger describes the direction of a relationship"

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:46:20 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTimPiLUMRT-wAxXgpBmLOiL+JQFasArRgRiBaUZz@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:14 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> this is a quote from <http://microformats.org/wiki/html5#Issues>:
>
> ".... In HTML5, rel and rev are no-longer paired, and the rel attribute
> nolonger describes the direction of a relationship. Microformats which use
> rev will need to use rel instead."
>
> If this was the case (@rel not implying a direction), this would be very
> very bad.
>
> Tantek -- did you write this? How did you come to this conclusion?

The revision history shows that it was part of the original page,
created by Ben Ward
<http://microformats.org/wiki/index.php?title=html5&oldid=27860>.

I don't know how he came to that conclusion, but I've added a
correction.  I'm thinking about just removing it entirely.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 31 January 2011 18:48:36 GMT

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