Re: ISSUE-27: rel-ownership - Chairs Solicit Proposals

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Mark Nottingham <> wrote:
>> Change proposal follows.
>> Summary
>> This change replaces the Wiki link relation registry with that defined in "Web Linking," an IETF draft proposed for Standards Track, while aligning HTML5's use of links with that described therein.
> This seems relatively uncontroversial; I suggest we just go with the
> usual lightweight bug process for this rather than the full-on Change
> Proposal process and so on.
> My only suggestion really would be that we get several different
> people to exercise the registry to see how and whether it works in
> practice. We could have a few people register the various HTML5
> fields, and a few people register some rel values from the spec or
> from the wiki, and see if the process is effective. If it is, then
> referring to it seems like a no-brainer and I'd be happy to make the
> appropriate changes.

Sounds good to me.

Note that the registry can only be tested once 
draft-nottingham-http-link-header has been approved by the IESG. Right 
now it's still in IETF LC (ending next week). See


Best regards, Julian

Received on Tuesday, 9 February 2010 10:16:40 UTC