Re: [link-relations] NEW RELATION REQUEST

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Wed, 11 August 2010 08:47 UTC

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On 10.08.2010 23:11, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2010, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 10.08.2010 20:17, Ian Hickson wrote:
>>>
>>> The template for this relation is in the specification as requested:
>>>
>>>      http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete.html#rel-alternate-registration
>>
>> (beware - do not open with performance challenged UAs such as FF 3.x :-)
>>
>> This actually is an update for an existing registration. Looking at the text
>> from HTML4 and the current text I do not see a problem with the update.
>>
>> That being said, as the original registration refers to an W3C spec, I'd
>> expect the update to do so as well.
>
> Ok, updated.

It's now:

> This is the registration template for this value in the Link Relations registry: [IANALINKTYPE]
> Relation Name:
> alternate
> Description:
> Gives alternate representations of the current document, provides a link to a syndication feed, or modifies the meaning of other link relations, depending on context.
> Reference:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#rel-alternate
> Notes:
> (none)
> Application Data:
> (none)

(side note: just because it should be in the spec doesn't mean it 
doesn't *also* make sense to post it here).

That being said, I'm fine with this registration if it actually refers 
to the W3C Working Draft (that is, <http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/>).

Best regards, Julian