Re: [link-relations] NEW RELATION REQUEST

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Wed, 11 August 2010 10:06 UTC

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On 11.08.2010 11:26, Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
>> 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/>;).
>
> So to be clear, you are rejecting this registration unless it references
> the out-of-date snapshot document on the W3C site rather than either the
> WHATWG document or the current W3C document? (So in particular, you are
> rejecting this registration at least until the next snapshot publication?)
>...

I haven't rejected anything. I'm saying that the registration should 
point to a stable document in W3C space, and I don't think the "current 
editor's copy" qualifies as that.

What's the problem with waiting with the actual registration until the 
new WD is out?

Best regards, Julian