[uf-discuss] rel=tag problem

Ryan King ryan at theryanking.com
Wed Mar 19 15:56:28 PST 2008

On Mar 14, 2008, at 2:58 PM, Scott Reynen wrote:
> On Mar 11, 2008, at 9:14 AM, David Meade wrote:
>> If those of us who are concerned about this being implemented
>> incorrectly are wrong, please let me know and I'll forward that
>> education on to the mailing lists that have been discussing this ...
>> but if we're correct in our belief that WordPress has implemented
>> rel=tag incorrectly ... is there anyway that the microformats group
>> could provide them some clarification from the source of the
>> specification?
> I believe you're wrong.  I'm not aware of any resolution to the  
> outstanding issue of multi-word tags:
> http://microformats.org/wiki/rel-tag-issues#Multi-word_tags
> Here's my suggested resolution, with which I'm sure others will  
> disagree: this is a non-issue because the meaning of tags is  
> contextually dependent on the tag space, so there's no possibility  
> for standardization around what tags mean, whether they're single-  
> or multi-word.

Actually, I agree completely. Publishing tools can choose what they  
want to do here, as can aggregators.


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