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Re: Status of "Relations" document

From: Joseph Becher <jwbecher@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 10:06:31 -0400
Message-ID: <k2ifee9d1931005050706p858dfe66wcb83b96aa62dc717@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: Matthijs Kooijman <matthijs@stdin.nl>, site-comments <site-comments@w3.org>
For what it's worth it appears to have come from HTML 4.0. It was linked
from http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-htmllink-970328#link

<http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-htmllink-970328#link>I'd definitely go with the
HTML5 document though, much more recent :)
- Joseph Becher



On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org> wrote:

>
> On 5 May 2010, at 4:14 AM, Matthijs Kooijman wrote:
>
>  Hi,
>>
>> while browsing the web, I came across this document:
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/relations.html
>>
>
> Wow, I've never seen that document!
>
>
>
>
>> It lists all kinds of values to be put inside the rel attribute of HTML
>> <link>
>> or <a> tags, which is exactly what I was looking for. However, it doesn't
>> have
>> any information on its status, revision history, etc, nor does it seem
>> linked
>> from anywhere.
>>
>> I'd like some definitive reference on what link types make sense (HTML4
>> suggests a few, but in practice others are used). However, I'm not keen on
>> using this document unless I can assign some credit to it.
>>
>> Do you have any idea about the status of this document, or a suggestion on
>> whom to ask?
>>
>
> I cannot find any information about who created this document. It has no
> status, and so I suggest that you not refer to it.
>
> I suggest that you refer to the HTML5 list instead, which is actively being
> developed:
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/interactive-elements.html#linkTypes
>
>  _ Ian
>
>
>
>> Gr.
>>
>> Matthijs
>>
>>
>>
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>
>
>
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