Re: Report on testing of the link relations registry

On Aug 21, 2010, at 12:29 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Tantek √~Gelik wrote:
>> 
>> As far as what elements a particular rel value applies to, I suggest a
>> single column: "element restrictions" with permissible values:
>> 
>> * blank or empty - no restrictions, applies to <a>, <area>, <link>
>> elements in HTML
>> * "only a, area" - only applies to "a, area" elements for example.
>> comma separated list of applicable elements.
>> * "not link" - applies to everything but the HTML "link" element for
>> example. comma separated list of elements that the rel value does NOT
>> apply to.  Of any non-empty restriction, I see this one being used the
>> most often.
>> 
>> If this seems sufficient for the information needed for HTML5, I can go 
>> ahead and add this column to the table of existing rel-values.
> 
> We actually need slightly more than that, assuming we want to just support 
> what the spec says now. This is the current description of the WHATWG 
> wiki RelExtensions page:
> 
>   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/links.html#other-link-types
> 
> Specifically, we need a description of the effect on <a>/<area> and on 
> <link>, and a list of synonym keywords for canonicalisation.

Are there any link relations that have an effect on both <a>/<area> and on <link>, but not the same effect?

Regards,
Maciej

Received on Sunday, 22 August 2010 02:54:26 UTC