Re: rel=CURIE in RDFa, but rel=URI in Link:

On Fri, 12 Sep 2008 10:36:45 +0200, Henri Sivonen <> wrote:
>> If HTML5 later on decides to allow URIs in link/@rel (and I think I've  
>> seen several
>> proposals that go into that direction), then we have another conflict
>> between the RFDa community and the WHATWG crowd.
> HTML5, as currently drafted, already allows URIs in link/@rel to the  
> same extent @xmlns takes a URI. That is, using a URI as a rel token is  
> allowed (if the extension designer registers it on the wiki), but the  
> token is compared as a string--not as a URI.

Also, note that such tokens (e.g. stylesheet) are compared in an ASCII  
case-insensitive manner.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Friday, 12 September 2008 08:53:38 UTC