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Re: HTML Link Types [Was: Linking RDF]

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 13:38:07 -0400 (EDT)
To: Murray Altheim <altheim@eng.sun.com>
Cc: Danny Ayers <danny@panlanka.net>, <www-archive@w3.org>, "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
Message-ID: <B70DC717.A0CF%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Murray Altheim <altheim@eng.sun.com> wrote:

> HTML 2.0 used NAMES for %linkType;,
> which is even more restrictive than NMTOKENS. HTML 3.2 described
> link types still as tokens. The most that has been written on the
> subject that I'm aware of is the IETF draft by Murray Maloney and
> Liam Quin (draft-ietf-html-relrev-00.txt), which again uses name
> tokens as examples. If HTML 4 had intended to include URIs as 'rel'
> and 'rev' values, it would have specified the parameter entity
> differently or mentioned this possibility in the specification.

Thank you for clearing up the history of this. I was unaware of this
information and that led to my confusion.

Many thanks.

[ Aaron Swartz | me@aaronsw.com | http://www.aaronsw.com ]
Received on Friday, 27 April 2001 14:08:38 UTC

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