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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.
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Below is an initial pass at a specification for these links.
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#rel-principles specification
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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.
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## Abstract
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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.
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    <a href="http://www.mediastandardstrust.org/code-of-practice" rel="principles">some statement
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    of principles name goes here</a>
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## XMDP Profile
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<pre>
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    <dl class="profile">
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    <dt id="rel">rel</dt>
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    <dd><p>
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      <a rel="help" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/links.html#adef-rel">
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        HTML4 definition of the 'rel' attribute.</a>
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        Here is an additional value.</p>
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      <dl>
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      <dt id="principles">statement of principles</dt>
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      <dd>Indicates that the referred resource is a statement of principles for the content on the referring page.</dd>
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      </dl>
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    </dd>
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    </dl>
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</pre>

Revision as of 23:56, 13 October 2009

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.

  1. rel-principles specification

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.

    1. Abstract

By adding rel=”principles” 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>
    1. XMDP Profile
    <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>
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