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Re: [whatwg] rel=bookmark

From: Kevin Marks <kevinmarks@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 19:04:57 +0100
Message-ID: <CAD6ztsrsvfsonYC7PrEj_PspNjsB_kEHKOU5NVU56MineK0G1w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group Mailing List <whatwg@whatwg.org>
See also http://microformats.org/wiki/sharelink-formats for a (recent)
related use case

On 8 Aug 2017 7:01 pm, "Kevin Marks" <kevinmarks@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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