[uf-discuss] rel-tag title as tag value

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 09:57:31 PST 2007

Hello Mike,

On 2/26/07, Mike Kaply <microformats at kaply.com> wrote:
> On 2/26/07, Derrick Lyndon Pallas <derrick at pallas.us> wrote:
> > Obviously, you're the only one that can evaluate your situation; if you
> > want to make your application work with rel-tag, you need a conforming
> > tag-space. The easiest thing to do would be to set up a redirect that
> > takes URLs of the form
> > <http://dogear.example.com/html/tag/collaboration> and maps them to
> > existing URLs of the form
> > <http://dogear.example.com/html?tag=collaboration>. Then link to the
> > former when using rel-tag. This should be very simple to set up in most
> > web servers and will help you transition to using the new, nicely named
> > tagspace. ~D
> So in order to support the rel-tag microformat I have to do server
> redirects? Is anyone seeing the problem here?
> The answer is, while on apache servers, using mod_rewrite or redirects
> is fairly easy, there are app server configurations where redirects
> are not as simple as this.
> So redirects are not a solution.
> I want a solution that involves the web page, NOT the server.

You could create a directory for each tag.

For example...


See ya

    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

    charles @ reptile.ca
    supercanadian @ gmail.com

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