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[whatwg] Adding "canonical" to the list of allowed link types

From: Bil Corry <bil@corry.biz>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2009 14:54:24 -0500
Message-ID: <4A5E33F0.1040204@corry.biz>
James Ide wrote on 7/13/2009 10:05 PM: 
> Currently rel="canonical" (
> http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/02/specify-your-canonical.html)
> is not in the allowed set of link types listed at
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#linkTypes . Looking back
> through archived posts, it seems that it was once briefly mentioned in
> passing but there was no discussion regarding its addition to the spec.
> Considering its usefulness, are there plans to add "canonical" to the
> official list of accepted values?

It's is currently listed on the RelExtensions wiki page as referenced by the HTML5 draft:

	http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/RelExtensions


- Bil
Received on Wednesday, 15 July 2009 12:54:24 UTC

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