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Re: @rel syntax in RDFa (relevant to ISSUE-60 discussion), was: Using XMLNS in link/@rel

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 17:49:00 +0100
Message-ID: <49A96AFC.1060905@gmx.de>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, public-xhtml2@w3.org, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Ben Adida wrote:
> ...
> And if that's the case, then surely the language one uses (HTML4, HTML5,
> XHTML1, XHTML2) is well within its right to process @rel values, because
> they're *already* doing it. In fact, it seems impossible to hope that
> raw @rel values will mean the same thing across all languages when
> previous versions of HTML already have frozen value sets for @rel, and
> they're *not* URIs.
> ...

The Link Header draft proposes a single new registry (containing 
existing HTML and Atom relations) -- so no, this doesn't seem to be a 

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 28 February 2009 16:49:49 UTC

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