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[Bug 12224] New: Drop rel=pingback. The Pingback spec seems dead and unused, and redundant with the Referer header.

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Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 19:58:03 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-12224-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12224

           Summary: Drop rel=pingback. The Pingback spec seems dead and
                    unused, and redundant with the Referer header.
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#lin
                    k-type-pingback
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/links.html
Section: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#link-type-pingback

Comment:
Drop rel=pingback. The Pingback spec seems dead and unused, and redundant with
the Referer header.

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