[uf-discuss] Fwd: [whatwg] Removing @rev

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Thu May 15 13:13:15 PDT 2008

Looks like the "rev" attribute is still being removed in HTML5.

Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, May 15, 2008 at 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Removing @rev
To: Charles Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian at gmail.com>
Cc: Nicholas Shanks <contact at nickshanks.com>, whatwg at whatwg.org,
lynx-dev at nongnu.org

On Thu, 15 May 2008, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> I thought the "rev" attribute was being added back?  (Someone... I can't
> remember who... came on the Microformats mailing list, a while ago, and
> said something to that effect.)

I have no plans to, evidence showed it was causing authors all kinds of
problems, and had no practical benefits.

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