[uf-discuss] Vote Links: rel="voted-for"
ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com
Thu Jan 18 09:55:22 PST 2007
> "The rel and rev attributes play complementary roles -- the rel
> attribute specifies a forward link and the rev attribute specifies a
> reverse link."
> — http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/links.html#rev-link
> Starting with rel:
> • rel="alternate" means 'the linked document is an alternate
> representation of this page'
> Therefore using rev describes a reverse of that definition:
> • rev="alternate" would mean 'this page is an alternate
> representation for the linked page'
> With vote links:
> • rev="vote-for" means 'this page is a vote for the linked page'
> and reversed:
> • rel="vote-for" means 'the linked page is a vote for this page'
> Hope that clarifies the attributes for you, Ara.
Okay, that makes sense. But that also means that the spec shouldn't
constrain the Vote Links to rev only. Rather it should be expanded to
include both uses and cite proper examples for each. N'est pas?
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