[uf-discuss] Canonical List of <Link> @rel attribute values?

Brian Suda brian.suda at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 16:17:20 PST 2006

On 12/30/06, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Brian Suda wrote:
> > > Does anyone know if there is a canonical List of <Link>
> > @rel attribute
> > > values?
> >
> > The HTML 4 spec has a list of terms:
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/types.html
> >
> > other than that the posibilities for the rel attribute are open.
> >
> Thanks!  You know after I saw this I was able to find this[1] too,  which
> ironically is a different list!

--- correct, those are pulled from various RFC, such as ATOM and others.

> Without drilling down into them all, my memory was that none of them used
> the <Link> element as it not visible; am I incorrect on that?

--- they are just defined for the rel attribute, so they can be used
on both the <link> and the <a>, but for microformats we are only
concerned with the visible data, and there for the rell attribute on


brian suda

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