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Re: rel="publisher" and G+ badge

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 17:39:15 +0900
To: Artful Dodger <ad7863@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120326083913.GY27455@sideshowbarker>
See http://microformats.org/wiki/existing-rel-values#dropped

rel=publisher was apparently dropped long ago and not included in the final
HTML4 specification. For it to become a valid value, somebody would first
need to write up a document that specifies its semantics and requirements.

  --Mike

Artful Dodger <ad7863@gmail.com>, 2012-03-24 09:32 +0000:

> Hey, I've added the Google+ badge to my website and it's throwing up this error:
> 
> "Line 29, Column 79: Bad value publisher for attribute rel on element link: Keyword publisher is not registered.
>     
> <link href="https://plus.google.com/102054972716913895643" rel="publisher">"
> 
> Is there any ways around this? I've seen quite a few people with this problem. Some people that I've asked are saying that it's right and the validator needs to change?
> 
> I don't know what to do.
> 
> Thanks.

-- 
Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike/+
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