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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 11:16:44 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=MYvM4U7MGsPqzN=yBZ6hgaHA3S=8qhtHjpPBO@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 10:46 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I've gone ahead and removed the section, and replaced it with a
top-level section describing the removal of @rev and its effects on
Microdata vocabs.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 31 January 2011 19:17:59 UTC

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