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

Brian Suda brian.suda at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 12:37:00 PST 2007

On 2/27/07, Mike Kaply <microformats at kaply.com> wrote:
> Incidentally, has anyone that worked on rel-tag ever read this:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#uri-opacity

--- i would agree that you can't infer information of just ANY URL,
but because the publisher has EXPLICITLY added the rel-tag, i would
say that you can.

The example of:
certainly LOOKS like it is about oaxaca, but you can't safely make
that assumption.

If a published adds additional information and excplicitly says this
is a TAG about oaxaca, then they are asserting something about the

No matter how you slice it, you have to trust that the user is
representing the metadata correctly, wether it is part of the URL, the
@title, the nodeValue or somewhere else. If you can't trust the
publisher with the a tag and tagspace, why would you trust them with
the data elsewhere?


brian suda

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