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Re: rel=CURIE in RDFa, but rel=URI in Link:

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 11:54:56 +0200
Message-ID: <48CA3C70.1090205@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, www-tag@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 12 Sep 2008 11:27:33 +0200, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>> HTML5, as currently drafted, already allows URIs in link/@rel to the 
>>>> same extent @xmlns takes a URI. That is, using a URI as a rel token 
>>>> is allowed (if the extension designer registers it on the wiki), but 
>>>> the token is compared as a string--not as a URI.
>>>  Also, note that such tokens (e.g. stylesheet) are compared in an 
>>> ASCII case-insensitive manner.
>>
>> ...where does it say that?
> 
> HTML5 does not say so currently, but that's a bug. HTML4 has said that 
> for over a decade though:
> 
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/links.html#adef-rel
> 
> 
>> And what does that imply for the comparison of relation names that 
>> contain non-ASCII characters?
> 
> That &eacute; and &Eacute; are different?

That's fine with me; it just needs to be stated.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 12 September 2008 09:55:42 GMT

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