[uf-discuss] Vote Links: rel="voted-for"

Ara Pehlivanian ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 04:40:21 PST 2007

> Ara, the point is that with rel/rev in particular, it has confused *even the
> people that are supposed to be experts*.  As Ryan points out, I myself got
> it wrong when I initially proposed to Kevin Marks that we use 'rel' for
> VoteLinks instead of their initial idea of using a new HTML attribute
> 'vote'.  In fact I can say that *everyone* (without exception) I have spoken
> with who has tried to use rel/rev has made this mistake at some point,
> including a lot of the people on this list.
> The 'rel' / 'rev' distinction is perhaps one of *the most* confusing things
> in HTML4 (if not *the most confusing*).  It is an outlier in the extent of
> confusion caused.


So how would you suggest that I mark up the link on the page that was
"voted for" that's pointing back to the voter? After all this back and
forth, I'm really curious because I have yet to receive a concrete


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