[microformats-discuss] IRI unsuitable for rel, "naming clashes" is chicken littling

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 12:20:44 PDT 2005

On 7/13/05, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> I'm terminating this notion right here.
> IMHO the use of IRIs for rel values is out of scope for microformats.
> As list moderator: end of thread on IRI for rel.
> > Use of IRIs prevents naming clashes.
> "Naming clashes" is chicken littling and has been documented as such within
> the context of microformats.
> As list moderator: end of thread of general "naming clashes" discussions.

That's not an appropriate use of moderation, Tantek.  Some of your
ideas will become consensus, others won't.

For example, I didn't find these technical arguments WRT naming
clashes persuasive, so I'm still looking for a good reason to not use
IRIs for rel values.

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