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[Bug 12224] Drop rel=pingback. The Pingback spec seems dead and unused, and redundant with the Referer header.

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Date: Fri, 06 May 2011 19:46:04 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12224

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |

--- Comment #4 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 2011-05-06 19:46:04 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: pingback is used by blogging software all over the place.

Yes. So? HTML5 doesn't define pingback, it just references the definition at 

  http://www.hixie.ch/specs/pingback/pingback

Isn't this what we have a registry for? Why repeat it in the HTML spec?

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