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Re: [link draft] Changing the model for links

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:14:56 +0200
To: "Phil Archer" <phil@philarcher.org>, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Message-ID: <op.ur2b26uj64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:01:24 +0200, Phil Archer <phil@philarcher.org>  
> Can we somehow concatenate the context and the rel type with some  
> syntactic sugar, something like "alternate-stylesheet" or  
> "stylesheet(alternate)" - thus preserving a single token as the rel  
> value? Any syntax would do here - the key thing being that it's the  
> syntax that tells you that one value is context for the other. I guess  
> the fact that this doesn't exist in HTML 4 is the biggest obstacle.

You realize "alternate stylesheet" is in deployment already, right? We  
cannot change the construct at this point. It does not automatically mean  
by the way that in e.g. "search contact" search and contact also have some  
relationship. It just means that alternate is special when stylesheet is  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2009 10:15:52 UTC

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