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A number of sites publish a "statement of principles" or a "code of ethics" that governs the behaviour of the author(s) of that site.  This page is for discussion of a possible microformat for publishing links to those statements.
 
A number of sites publish a "statement of principles" or a "code of ethics" that governs the behaviour of the author(s) of that site.  This page is for discussion of a possible microformat for publishing links to those statements.
  
Below is an initial pass at a specification for these links.
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See [[rel-principles]] for an initial draft for the specification.
  
=rel-principles specification=
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Add issues to [[rel-principles-issues]].
 
 
rel-principles is a simple, open format for indicating statements of principles for the associated content, which is embeddable in HTML or XHTML, Atom, RSS, and arbitrary XML.
 
 
 
==Abstract==
 
 
 
By adding <code>rel=”principles”</code> to a hyperlink, a page indicates that the destination of that hyperlink is a description of the principles the content on the page was created under.
 
 
 
    <a href="http://www.mediastandardstrust.org/code-of-practice" rel="principles">some statement
 
    of principles name goes here</a>
 
 
 
==XMDP Profile==
 
<pre>
 
    <dl class="profile">
 
    <dt id="rel">rel</dt>
 
    <dd><p>
 
      <a rel="help" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/links.html#adef-rel">
 
        HTML4 definition of the 'rel' attribute.</a>
 
        Here is an additional value.</p>
 
      <dl>
 
      <dt id="principles">statement of principles</dt>
 
      <dd>Indicates that the referred resource is a statement of principles for the content on the referring page.</dd>
 
      </dl>
 
    </dd>
 
    </dl>
 
</pre>
 

Latest revision as of 00:23, 22 January 2010

A number of sites publish a "statement of principles" or a "code of ethics" that governs the behaviour of the author(s) of that site. This page is for discussion of a possible microformat for publishing links to those statements.

See rel-principles 0.1 for an initial draft for the specification.

Add issues to rel-principles-issues.