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Re: microformats, profiles, and taking back rel/class names [standardizedFieldValues-51]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 08:04:15 -0500
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>, www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1184677455.4187.393.camel@pav>

On Tue, 2007-07-17 at 16:03 +0900, Karl Dubost wrote:
[...]
> If  [profile attribute][1] was dropped, could it be replaced by  
> something else?
> If can't be replaced by something else, why it is really fundamental  
> to keep it?
> 
> 
> Example:
> 
> * with profile attribute
> 
> <head profile="http://dublincore.org/documents/dcq-html/ http:// 
> gmpg.org/xfn/11">
> 
> 
> * without profile attribute
> 
> <LINK rel="profile dcq-html"
>           type="text/html"
>           href="http://dublincore.org/documents/dcq-html">
> <LINK rel="profile xfn"
>           type="text/html"
>           href="http://gmpg.org/xfn/11">
> 

Do you mean reserving rel="profile" for this use
in the HTML 5 spec? If so, that's just like
taking back class="vcard".
If not, how is rel="profile" grounded?



> I wonder if authoring tools (CMS, forms, standalone applications)  
> make it easier to edit the link more than head. I should try to  
> review that.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> [1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/global.html#h-7.4.4.3
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