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Re: Status of Link header

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 16:03:03 +0200
Message-ID: <48CA7697.9000102@gmx.de>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Shane McCarron wrote:
> Mark,
> I think that you should defer to the spec at 
> http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/vocab for the definitive list of rel and 
> rev values.  That document is written in XHTML+RDFa and is maintained as 
> part of the W3C process for defining XHTML.
> ...

a) What's the registration process?

b) Why would it be a good idea to have relations between resources being 
defined specifically for one vocabulary? Shouldn't relation names be 
re-usable between HTML, XHTML, Atom, and other formats (*)?

BR, Julian

(*) for instance those that are not XML based and need the Link header 
to transport it
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