[microformats-discuss] Re: Proposing RelSource

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 15:06:48 PDT 2005

> On Jul 12, 2005, at 12:35 PM, Danny Ayers wrote:
> > 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/).

On 7/12/05, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
> It might be a good idea to map these values into html as-is (using
> atom as a normative reference).

I have always liked this bit of engineering by the Atom group.  It's
clean and decentralized, and keeps the explosion of rel values under
control in the long run.

So, amen.

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