[uf-discuss] rel-xxx proposal

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 17:00:19 PDT 2005


On 10/26/05, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2005, at 3:32 PM, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> >> Actually, no. The rel attribute declares the relation between Jow
> >> Blow and "that URL," not "that URL"
> >>
> >> So, in essence, rel="xxx" means "the relationship between this and
> >> that is xxx". Not what you're going for.
> >
> > So wouldn't that then mean XFN is wrong too?
> No, because its using web pages as proxies for people.
> So "page a (which stands in for person a) is related to page b (which
> stands in for person b)...."

Looking at what I wrote (again), I noticed I didn't say it explicitly,
but that was what I was intending.  rel-xxx would be used on pages
that act as proxies for people or groups, or proxies for ideas.

See ya

     Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

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