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From: Ryan King <ryan@theryanking.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 11:09:31 -0800
Message-Id: <D8BE27E3-3294-408B-8499-2A6C391247AD@theryanking.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

html5 defines rel="contact"[1] in a way that clashes with XFN[2],  
which has wide deployment on the web today.

I suggest that rel="contact" be dropped from HTML5, since you can  
accomplish the same things with the existing combination of XFN+hCard.


1. http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#link-type3 or http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#link-type3
2. http://gmpg.org/xfn/
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