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[whatwg] Removing @rev

From: Křištof Želechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 22:29:17 +0200
Message-ID: <32CEA18B4FAA4760B7422DA768176F19@IBM42F76C011DF>
Getting suport from Lynx is the easy part; the hard part is to get the
supporting Lynx to all those BBS out there.  This is very much different
from the personal browser the user can control.

Chris

 

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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Ian Hickson
Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2008 10:02 PM
To: Nicholas Shanks
Cc: whatwg at whatwg.org; lynx-dev at nongnu.org
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Removing @rev

On Thu, 15 May 2008, Nicholas Shanks wrote:
> 
> For what it's worth, I always press 'c' before going hunting for a 
> contact address. It usually doesn't work, but that's life I guess.
> 
> Ian: would it be too much to have the spec say that @rev is valid if and 
> only if its value is "made" or "owner"? That way I can continue 
> supporting older versions of lynx until people have updated to a version 
> supporting rel=author

Well HTML5 is far from being ready, I recommend using HTML4 for now and 
getting Lynx to support rel=author in advance of HTML5 coming out.

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