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Re: Identifying D-links with "rel"

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 1998 08:20:13 -0500
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To: dd@w3.org, nir dagan <dagan@upf.es>, ij@w3.org, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
What is the advantages of using "rel=dlink" over "class=dlink" for
providing a mechanism for UAs to identify a D-Link ?

At 11:10 AM 6/3/1998 +0200, Daniel Dardailler wrote:
>> longdesc is the modern D-link, look no further. 
>> Its only disadvantage is that it is not supported yet, 
>> but so is rel="description".
>The support for rel (or class) and longdesc go together, it's not
>about replacing one with the other.
>rel=description, or class=description, are meant to provide UA a way
>to formally identify a dlink as such, so that when both a longdesc and 
>a dlink A are provided by the author, the UA can get rid of one of
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