[uf-discuss] Non-HTTP tags

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Mon Jan 7 03:08:34 PST 2008

On Mon, January 7, 2008 10:03, Tom Morris wrote:
> The rel-tag specification says that tags ought to be HTTP URIs.

> In a page I'm authoring at the moment, I'm using non-HTTP URIs as tags
> - specifically I'm using irc: URIs (like
> irc://irc.freenode.net/microformats) as tags.

> Operator seems fine with it.

Operator finds no tag in:

   <a href="tel:+441213039944" rel="tag">0121 303 9944</a>

> It seems to me that so long as the target resource URI conforms to
> the tag URI structure, it shouldn't matter what protocol it uses.

Likewise; though in the above example we might need to define that the tag




as there is no slash to act as a delimiter.

Andy Mabbett
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