[uf-discuss] hAtom permalink

David Janes -- BlogMatrix davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Fri Feb 3 18:11:24 PST 2006

Ryan King wrote:
> In hAtom#Permalink [http://microformats.org/wiki/hatom#Entry_Permalink], 
> we currently have a few things I'd like to remove:
> 1. "Entry Permalinks SHOULD be absolute URIs"
> I suggest that we eliminate this completely.


> 2. "Entry Permalinks MUST be the same as the atom:link (or rss:link) 
> used in syndication feeds"
> This is out-of-scope for a microformat. I suggest we eliminate it.

SHOULD? Most hAtom producers will be Atom producers -- it would be nice 
if this lined up.

> 3. "If an Entry has multiple elements marked as the Entry Permalink, 
> they MUST have exactly the same URI" and "The first valid element in an 
> Entry marked as an Entry Permalink is the Entry Permalink
> "
> I think we can just go with the latter, no need for both.

Fair enough. I think this is an inconsistency from multiple edits.

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