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Re: [Fwd: Using XMLNS in link/@rel]

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 15:32:08 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>, www-tag@w3.org, "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org>, "Ben Adida" <ben@adida.net>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, "XHTML WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.up55bumksmjzpq@acer3010.wlan.cwi.nl>
On Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:16:11 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:

> Steven Pemberton wrote:
>> ...
>> As I said, a CURIE is an appropriate value for a rel in HTML4. In HTML4  
>> the rel attribute takes CDATA, and is defined as a space-separated list  
>> of link types, with no other definition of what a link type is. So a ...
>
> I'm not sure how this helps. As a consumer of a @rel attribute, I need  
> to know whether I need to process it as CURIE before comparing it with  
> known link relation names.

I was replying to a comment that said there were different syntaxes in  
HTML4 and XHTML+RDFa for @rel. What I was saying is that the syntax isn't  
new: it is allowed by HTML4 already. The RDFa spec just adds how to  
interpret it.

Best wishes,

Steven
Received on Monday, 2 March 2009 14:32:35 GMT

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