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Re: Open issues - REL

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 1998 08:15:28 +1000 (EST)
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
cc: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980710081438.6881B-100000@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Oh good.

Charles

On Thu, 9 Jul 1998, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
> The HTML 4.0 spec includes a list of 15 values for "rel" and "rev", some
> of which were already recognized by some browsers when we published the
> spec, some were not. The list is not definitive and not normative. The
> spec reads:
> 
>    "Authors may use the following recognized link types, listed here
>     with their conventional interpretations."
> 
> The spec also says that the list may be extended:
> 
>     "Authors may wish to define additional link types not
>      described in this specification. If they do so, they should
>      use a profile to cite the conventions used to define the link
>      types."
> 
> In my opinion, a W3C Recommendation is an excellent way to 
> establish conventions for new values. We can create a profile
> for the desired values and publish it as a W3C Note. 
> 
>  - Ian
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/types.html#h-6.12
> 
> -- 
> Ian Jacobs (jacobs@w3.org) 
> Tel/Fax: (212) 684-1814 
> http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 9 July 1998 18:36:57 GMT

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