Re: rel="nofollow" attribute

On Friday 21 January 2005 03:45, you wrote:
> > Google and others are introducing a 'rel' attribute value that refers
> > to a document that shouldn't be indexed by search engines.  (See
> >
> > for more information on why they're doing this.)
> Seems to be semantic nonsense, since the "rel" attribute value usually
> "describes the relationship from the current document to the anchor" [1].
> There's no existing link type [2] similar to "nofollow", either.
> > Should this, or some alternative mechanism that achieves the same
> > ends, be included in XHTML 2.0?
> Rather some alternative solution than this attempt, which in my opinion
> should be ignored.

Perhaps instead of flatly saying that a real solution which is actually useful 
_right now_ should be ignored, you would like to propose that alternative 
which is apparently in such high regard.


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