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Re: Status of "Relations" document

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 09:08:45 -0500
To: Joseph Becher <jwbecher@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <D2C08FBC-7D44-4419-A79F-157D8C34D33F@w3.org>
Cc: Matthijs Kooijman <matthijs@stdin.nl>, site-comments <site-comments@w3.org>

On 5 May 2010, at 9:06 AM, Joseph Becher wrote:

> 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

Thanks for digging that up!

  _ Ian

>
> 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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