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google supports on rel="canonical" ISSUE-27 rel-ownership

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 15:08:31 -0600
To: www-tag@w3.org
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I just discovered this:

Now, you can simply add this <link> tag to specify your preferred

<link rel="canonical"
href="http://www.example.com/product.php?item=swedish-fish" />

Perhaps worth updating the generic resources finding?
  ISSUE-53 genericResources-53

It sorta goes against our advice on follow-your-nose and
self-describing web, but I guess it's not new information,
since we considered rel="nofollow" before.

ISSUE-51 selfDescribingWeb-51 well known formats and URI based

See also an HTML WG issue:
  ISSUE-27 rel-ownership @rel value ownership, registry consideration

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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