[microformats-discuss] Re: Proposing RelSource

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Jul 12 14:11:17 PDT 2005

On Jul 12, 2005, at 12:35 PM, Danny Ayers wrote:
> Sorry, I'm arriving late to the party - I missed this list when I
> first looked at microformats.org
> Anyhow given the microformat credo of building on existing standards,
> I thought it worth mentioning that there was considerable discussion
> of useful values for a "rel" attribute over on the Atom list/wiki,
> specifically for the <link> element. The decision was made to endorse
> by IANA registration five initial values (alternate, related, self,
> enclosure, via), but to also allow unregistered values that could be
> specificied using an IRI. (The registered values would be considered
> equivalent to the IRIs formed by the names preceded by
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/relation/).

It might be a good idea to map these values into html as-is (using  
atom as a normative reference).


> The general feeling was that this offered a good compromise between a
> (ever growing!) list of preset values and an openly-extensible
> approach. Use of IRIs prevents naming clashes.
> Cheers,
> Danny.
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-atompub-format-09.txt
>  The "rel" Attribute
> Some background:
> http://www.intertwingly.net/wiki/pie/PaceFieldingLinks
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