[whatwg] HTML5: New link-types regarding guideline 2.4 in WCAG 2.0

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Thu Apr 14 06:01:14 PDT 2005

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> With comments and feed, it should indicate a "resource used as a 
> syndication format containing user contributed comments".  Perhaps the 
> sentence you cited above could be clarified to reflect this better.

Using two link values gives the link two relations, not one.

> I somewhat agree with this, although it seems that it is just the 
> definition of alternate that is poorly worded.  If it were defined more 
> like this, alternate stylesheet would be more appropriate:
>   Designates substitute versions for the document in which the link
>   occurs or, when used in conjuntion with another link type, an
>   alternate version of the resource type indicated.
> (that definition is not perfect, but I think you'll understand what its 
> supposed to mean anyway)

I do, but I'm not sure if it would be correct.

  Anne van Kesteren

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