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Re: [whatwg] rel=bookmark

From: Kevin Marks <kevinmarks@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 19:01:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CAD6ztsoP9RLzHPd6E-=6NVb0=JNhRwuPrxa47w-VSFiCZYif3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group Mailing List <whatwg@whatwg.org>
This sounds like what we use uid for in microformats - the url that you
want as the persistent identifier.

http://microformats.org/wiki/uid - it looks like you wrote this up a while
back, Ed.

See u-uid in h-entry http://microformats.org/wiki/h-entry



On 8 Aug 2017 5:58 pm, "Ed Summers" <ehs@pobox.com> wrote:

> Hi Kevin,
>
> > On Aug 5, 2017, at 9:19 PM, Kevin Marks <kevinmarks@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > That use case sounds more like rel="canonical"
>
> You weren't the only one (myself included) who thought that. Michael
> Nelson, one of the authors if the identifier I-D, just wrote a blog post
> explaining why not canonical:
>
>     http://ws-dl.blogspot.com/2017/08/2017-08-07-
> relcanonical-does-not-mean.html
>
> I think I'm convinced that canonical isn't the right fit for what they are
> talking about. But if rel=bookmark could be used in <link> elements I think
> it would work better than a slightly similar, oddly named, link relation,
> which IMHO is bound to cause confusion for web publishers.
>
> //Ed
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