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Re: robots.rdf

From: Chris Croome <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 21:51:24 +0000
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020109215124.GM21743@webarchitects.co.uk>

On Wed 09-Jan-2002 at 03:24:30PM -0500, Dan Brickley wrote:
> The smart thing is to *not* use well-known locations, but to follow an
> age old tradition: if you want to know about a web site, *read its
> homepage*.
> Being able to find a manifest or overview page for a site, w/ pointers
> to associated web services, rss feeds, data dumps, site map file(s),
> privacy statements etc etc is a worthy goal. But I'm having trouble
> understanding the value of inventing WKRs beyond the published home
> page URIs for these sites. Metadata could be embedded in the XHTML,
> available by content negotiation, or linked to from home page. Or all
> three...

In terms of linking to sitemaps and metadata from XHTML would some
additions to the link types in HTML 4 [1] be a good idea? I think
rel="sitemap" and rel="meta" would make sense.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/types.html#type-links

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