Re: [whatwg] Proposal to add website-* meta extensions

Hi Julian,

Please find my comments inline:

-----Original Message-----
From: whatwg [] On Behalf Of Julian Reschke
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 3:10 PM
To: Arpita Bahuguna
Cc:; Arpita Bahuguna
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Proposal to add website-* meta extensions

On 2014-07-16 11:31, Arpita Bahuguna wrote:
> Hi Julian,
> Thank-you for your views.
> Are you suggesting that we instead introduce a new link relation 
> (perhaps "contact") with tel:/mailto: types for specifying these parameters?
> This would involve spec modification. Not sure how developers or 
> browser vendors take to it.

Why would it involve a spec modification?

Currently the link types defined by the specification are:

Please correct me if I am wrong but I suspect introducing a new rel type would involve modifying the spec as well.
Adding new meta extensions however would not have any such overhead as far as I know. 

> Was looking for a simpler solution that's quickly implementable.

Why is <meta> any simpler than <link>???

Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:01:11 UTC