Vote on this: rel="me self" to indicate an authoritative hCard {was: Re: [uf-discuss] Authoritative hCards [was RE: Canonical hCards (was: Search on CSS element)]}

Ben Ward lists at
Tue Jan 30 16:06:58 PST 2007

> Chris Messina:
>> <div class="vcard" id="vcard">
>>  <address><a href="" class="fn
>> url" rel="me self">Chris Messina</a></address>
>>  <div class="org">Citizen Agency</a>
>>  ...
>> </div>

John Allsopp:
> The "definition" of the self attribute value in Atom is "self: the  
> feed itself". The term "the" seems to indicate "definitiveness".  
> So, I was initially going to argue that "self me" was tautological,  
> but in fact, in this sense it is not, and indeed, the addition of  
> bookmark is probably tautological.
> So, I'd probably +1 this suggestion, […]

+1 from me as well.

Can we gauge wider support for this addition? Any problems from anyone?


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