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

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Wed, 02 March 2011 13:40 UTC

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On 02.03.2011 14:34, Ed Summers wrote:
> For those not completely tuned into HTML5 development, is there a good
> summary of why these relations were removed?
> ...

There was disagreement about their definitions, some (or all of which) 
were incompatible with HTML4.

See <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/118>.

Rather than fixing them, the spec author proposed to remove them, which 
in the end got the least objections.

Best regards, Julian