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Re: webmaster-tag

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@fas.harvard.edu>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 08:49:42 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199906031249.IAA05388@ice4.fas.harvard.edu>
To: ruud.steltenpool@philips.com, www-html@w3.org
On Thu, 3 Jun 1999 08:26:15 -0400 (EDT), ruud.steltenpool@philips.com
wrote:
[text reflowed]
> Idea:
> A standard way to put the webmaster's e-mail address somewhere in the
> code of a webpage (this of course then would be optional) You can
> always put it in comments, but someone should tell people to do that in
> a standard way to make it work

This idea was already part of HTML 3.2 [1] (but for some reason this
particular link relation wasn't in HTML 4.0 [2], but it is used):

<link rev="made" href="mailto:webmaster@foo.com" />

The href could also be an http URL.

David

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html32#link
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/types.html#h-6.12
Received on Thursday, 3 June 1999 08:49:43 GMT

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