Re: [link-relations] NEW RELATION REQUEST: Relation name: "last"

Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com> Wed, 02 March 2011 13:59 UTC

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Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 09:00:17 -0500
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From: Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [link-relations] NEW RELATION REQUEST: Relation name: "last"
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On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 8:05 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 02.09.2010 10:20, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
>>
>> Relation Name:
>>   last
>>
>> Description:
>>   Indicates that the current document is a part of a series, and
>>   that the last document in the series is the referenced document.
>>
>> Reference:
>>   http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/links.html#link-type-last
>>
>> Notes:
>>   Template to be added to W3C HTML5 specification before
>>   publication of next Working Draft
>
>
> This relation was removed from HTML5 as of today
> (<http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=5923&to=5924>).
>
> I therefore propose to set the status to "declined".

What are the other options here?  This relation is important (well, to
me at least) - among other things, I use it a great deal in paging.
Are the options to either get another standard to define it or
introduce it independent of a media type?

Thanks,
--tim