Re: rel="contact"

On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, Ryan King wrote:
> 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.

rel=contact is the 8th most used value of rel="", according to some 
studies I did on large amounts of data. Is that really mostly all XFN?

I've commented it out for now, pending further study.

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Received on Wednesday, 28 May 2008 11:49:48 UTC