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[whatwg] Where did the "rev" attribute go?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 18:34:39 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0607051829330.4826@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 5 Jul 2006, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> 
> What happened to the "rev" attribute?

It got removed. For the reasoning see:

   http://code.google.com/webstats/2005-12/linkrels.html

Basically, nearly nobody was using it, and almost all those that were were 
using it incorrectly. This indicates that there is a problem.

In practice it's no big deal. For every rev="" value you can find or 
define an equivalent rel="" value.

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