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Re: "index" link relation

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 22:13:21 +0200
Message-ID: <4E14C1E1.7090007@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On 2011-07-01 04:43, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> ...
> Let me just quote some direct statements from the decision (emphasis added):
>
> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Feb/att-0481/issue-118-decision.html>
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> "The final proposal argues for the removal of some relation values, to wit, it suggests removal of index, up, first and last. It was pointed out in survey comments that these relations are already registered in the IANA link relation registry. Presumably, **these relations could also be entered in whatever other registry or registries HTML5 adopts for this purpose**."
>
> "Next Steps
> …
> Since the relations to be removed are already registered at the IANA link relation registry, no further action is needed to include them there. WG members are **free to register or record these relations elsehwere**, as well."
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> I think it is very clear from these statements that the decision does not either require or forbid the registration of index or any of the other link relationships discussed there. As the person who drafted this decision document, I can also confirm that this was the intent.
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> I don't know what would count as "official" or not, but perhaps the two above direct quotes from the decision are sufficient.
>
> Regards,
> Maciej
> ...

Maciej,

thanks for repeating this.

Tantek, what's the next step now? I'm really trying to understand how 
the registry is supposed to work. Should I edit the page? Do I need to 
subscribe to a mailing list and make the case?

Feedback appreciated,

Julian
Received on Wednesday, 6 July 2011 20:13:56 GMT

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