[microformats-discuss] Some questions about rel="tag"
ryan at technorati.com
Fri Sep 16 09:03:26 PDT 2005
On Sep 16, 2005, at 5:37 AM, Robert Bachmann wrote:
> I've some questions about rel="tag".
> 1. Trailing slash in a URI which contains a tag:
> Some URIs containing a tag have a trailing slash, for example
> “category links” look like this:
> <a href="http://myblog.tld/categories/foo/" rel="tag
> I suppose the trailing slash shouldn't be considered as a part of the
> tag. Is this correct?
> 2. Are tags case-sensitive?
They are (because URLs are), but, of course, UA's are free to
normalize tags however they see fit.
> 3. Encoding spaces: Why are spaces encoded as “+” instead of “_”?
+ is a standard way of encoding spaces (per the URL spec). %20 is
another valid option.
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