[uf-discuss] rel-edit

John Panzer jpanzeracm at johnpanzer.com
Fri May 25 19:16:43 PDT 2007

Evan Prodromou wrote:
> I think this microformat would be best defined using the semantics of
> the "rel" attribute of <a> links. For example, on the "how-to-play" page
> on the microformats wiki, this link:
>         <a href="/wiki?title=how-to-play&amp;action=edit">Edit</a>
> would be changed to:
>         <a href="/wiki?title=how-to-play&amp;action=edit" rel="edit">Edit</a>
> I'd like to start a draft rel-edit page on microformats.org; but first
> I'd like to gather some feedback on this mailing list.

Just FYI: The Atom Publishing Protocol draft spec uses <link rel="edit" 
.../> to point from a read-only representation of a resource to an 
alternative URI that allows for editing operations, and in particular 
one which is supposed to support loss-less GET/edit locally/PUT 
semantics in the case of Atom resources.


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