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[whatwg] [WA1] The profile Attribute

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 08:41:42 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0504180841100.7599@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>
> Of the Web documents that use XFN or RelLicense values what proportion 
> references a profile? If you were to write a UA doing some processing 
> with those values, could you afford to ignore the values in documents 
> that don't reference a profile? Are profiles useful for any real 
> implementation scenarios or are they pseudo-semantic cargo cult mumbo 
> jumbo?

My understanding is that most XFN processors will ignore pages that don't 
list the XFN profile, but I could be wrong.

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