[uf-discuss] rel-tag @title attribute

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed Jan 11 08:43:24 PST 2006

On 1/11/06 8:30 AM, "Mark Pilgrim" <pilgrim at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1/11/06, David Osolkowski <qidydl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Nitpickery: you forgot the rel="tag" in your rel-tags.
> Doh.
>>> From the rel-tag microformats page:
>> The linked page SHOULD exist, and it is the linked page, rather than
>> the link text, that defines the tag. The last path component of the
>> URL is the text of the tag, so
>> <a href="http://technorati.com/tag/tech" rel="tag">fish</a>
>> would indicate the tag "tech" rather than "fish".
> OK, that answers my question.  The last path segment of the @href is
> the tag's "term"; the part of the @href before the last path segment
> is the tag's "scheme"; the child text is the tag's "label".


> Nit: the rel-tag specification should probably say "last path segment
> of the URL" instead of "last component of the URL", to match the
> terminology of RFC 3986, section 3.3: "A path consists of a sequence
> of path segments separated by a slash ("/") character."  This would
> also make it clear that tags can't be given in query parameters or
> fragment identifiers.  (I don't have a problem with this restriction,
> but the language tripped me up until I dug far enough into the
> relevant RFCs.)
> I'd be happy to make this change on the wiki if there are no objections.

Since I believe I wrote the phrase "last component" in the spec, by all
means, please change it to match the terminology of RFC3986, and go ahead
and add RFC3986 as a normative reference as well.



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