[uf-discuss] Problems with rel-license?

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Fri Aug 22 07:30:34 PDT 2008

On [Aug 22], at [ Aug 22] 7:01 , Martin McEvoy wrote:

> I am having problems with the actual definition of "license"

> I am English I spell it licence

For better or worse, we're using American English spelling.

> I would write,
> <a rel="licence" href="http://somewhere.com/licence">Read My  
> Licence</a>
> Presuming there is nothing amiss it is wrong however (I've done  
> this :-[ ) this is the correct mark up:
> <a rel="license" href="http://somewhere.com/licence">Read My  
> Licence</a>
> This (to me) seems semantically wrong ,  should I be bothered about  
> this?

As far as I can tell, the American English word "license" means the  
same thing as the British English word "licence."  So the two lines  
above mean the same thing in different languages.  Does this resolve  
your concern?


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