[microformats-discuss] Proposing RelSource

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Jul 12 08:12:59 PDT 2005

On Jul 12, 2005, at 8:04 AM, Tantek Çelik wrote:
> Hi Andy,
> On 7/12/05 6:42 AM, "Andy Skelton" <skeltoac at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It should have come to attention sooner but I dug around W3C.org and
>> found that rel="cite" is already defined in the XHTML 2.0 Hypertext
>> Attribute Collection
>> (http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/mod-hyperAttributes.html).
> That is a *really* interesting observation that implies something a  
> bit
> more.
> One of the principles of microformats is reuse.
> And even though XHTML2 is far from *done*, and is far from achieving
> widespread interoperable adoption (if it ever does), I can see a  
> good point
> being made to reuse 'rel' values from XHTML2 to mean the same thing in

That's one of the ideas behind citeRel <http://hellonline.com/blog/? 
p=18>. Of course, when we first started talking about it, we didn't  
know about the XHTML 2 development.


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