[uf-discuss] Use-check: rel="enclosure" attribute
Charles Iliya Krempeaux
supercanadian at gmail.com
Sat Oct 14 10:05:32 PDT 2006
On 10/14/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> In message
> <84ce626f0610131408r4d7dac5ald682cc4ee7ab4682 at mail.gmail.com>, Charles
> Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian at gmail.com> writes
> >On 10/13/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> >> I have marked up the link to a PDF on:
> >> http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com/ladywalk/maps.htm
> >> with the attribute
> >> rel="enlcosure"
> >> Is that use correct?
> >if you were to "save" the document, then you should save all the
> >enclosures too.
> Yes; but what tools recognise that?
> >if you considered that PDF to be "part of" the
> >HTML document... then it is correct.
> That's my question - is it "part" of that document?
That's in many ways subjective. Do YOU consider it part of the
document? If you do, add a rel-enclosure. If you don't, then don't.
> >> what are the advantages of doing so? Are there any
> >> tools in the wild, which will make use of that?
> >Off the top of my head, both Fireant and Feedburner support rel-enclosure.
> I don't know those - but my page is not a feed, so are they relevant?
Neither is probably relevant for what you were doing. I was just
naming some examples (because you seemed to ask for some).
> >I've seen (and even written) Greasemonkey userscripts that support it.
> Such as? And in what contexts?
Like alot of the stuff I create, it has to do with online video.
> >And have written a webcrawler (and parser) that supports it.
> Again, what contexts?
Same as above, For online video.
> >> I can see the use of a FireFox extension which lists all the attachments
> >> ("Enclosures") on ap age. Does such a thing exist, yet? Perhaps 'Tails'
> >> might do so?
> I've asked on the Tails support page.
> Andy Mabbett
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