[uf-discuss] Rel-Canonical

Toby A Inkster mail at tobyinkster.co.uk
Sun Feb 15 08:27:37 PST 2009

Brian Suda wrote:

> Google has started to use rel-canonical to specific the best URL for
> page information.

It is a shame they don't seem to have openly discussed this idea  
before implementing it. If they had, people may have pointed out that  
it more or less duplicates the semantics of the existing Content- 
Location header from HTTP 1.1. Content-Location is already a fairly  
commonly used header, and although HTTP headers can sometimes require  
a bit of voodoo to configure, <meta http-equiv> is available as a  

Toby A Inkster
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