Re: rev parameter - LC comment on draft-nottingham-http-link-header-07.txt

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> On 05/02/2010, at 11:24 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> HTML5 doesn't have rev anymore anyway (well, unless the WG changes this again)
>> So why don't we just say that "rev" means what HTML2 used to say, and be done with it?
> Because (IMO) implementation experience has shown that rev= is horribly confusing* to developers, and will cause more problems than it solves; it's much better to just register a different relation (even if that does offend those who like tidiness). 
> I'd be OK with putting it in the BNF, giving the HTML2 explanation, and deprecating it in prose, though. 
> ...

That sounds good to me.

Best regards, Julian

Received on Monday, 8 February 2010 08:24:59 UTC