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Re: link relationships

From: Ben Meadowcroft <cee.plus@virgin.net>
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2003 16:53:24 +0100
Message-ID: <001f01c3430d$ffdf3580$e8ea87d9@BensPC>
To: "Brant Langer Gurganus" <brantgurganus2001@cherokeescouting.org>, "Toby A Inkster" <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>

Brant Langer Gurganus wrote:
> Toby A Inkster wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 05, 2003 at 12:03:20AM -0500, Brant Langer Gurganus
>> wrote:
>>> That is the case with the informatively defined and often given
>>> example: <blockcode>
>>> <link href="mailto:webmaster@domain.com" rev="made">
>>> </blockcode>
>>> In that example, the webmaster@domain.com made the page, not the
>>> other way around.
>> No, you have things the wrong way around. Your example says "this
>> e-mail address was made by this page", which usually will not make
>> sense,
>> unless its a page generated by the final stage of a webmail signup
>> script. :-)
> In that case, is the correct usage for telling who made a site:
> <blockcode>
> <link href="mailto:webmaster@domain.com" rel="made">
> </blockcode>

"made" is an unspecified link type. As such there is no correct usage for
telling who made a site using link elements specified in the HTML 4.01 that
I can see. If you want to use link types specified elsewhere then you should
use a profile attribute to indicate this. The following URL may give you
some pointers http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/dcmi/dcq-html/

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