[uf-discuss] rel link for attached files
Charles Iliya Krempeaux
supercanadian at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 09:36:29 PST 2006
On 3/2/06, Alf Eaton <lists at hubmed.org> wrote:
> On 02 Mar 2006, at 12:17, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> > Hello Alf,
> > On 3/2/06, Alf Eaton <lists at hubmed.org> wrote:
> >> At the moment when you save a web page, the embedded images, CSS
> >> files, etc are often saved in a folder alongside the HTML file.
> >> There's also the possibility of using special tools to save
> >> everything that's linked from the original page up to a certain depth
> >> (and limited to the same domain, for example). I was thinking it
> >> might be useful to have a microformat (a rel attribute) that would
> >> explicitly say "save this linked file along with the HTML page".
> >> One use in particular is for supplementary data in scientific papers
> >> - the links from a saved paper to the supplementary data online would
> >> obviously still work, but it might be nice to be able to
> >> automatically save everything together in one place, offline.
> >> Has anything like this been proposed before?
> > Yes, something for this has already been suggestioned.
> > It's called rel-enclosure. http://microformats.org/wiki/rel-enclosure
> Perfect. Has there been any attempt to get browsers to save the
> enclosed files and rewrite links to make them relative when offline yet?
Not as far as I know.
Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.
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