[whatwg] Where did the "rev" attribute go?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jul 5 11:34:39 PDT 2006

On Wed, 5 Jul 2006, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> What happened to the "rev" attribute?

It got removed. For the reasoning see:


Basically, nearly nobody was using it, and almost all those that were were 
using it incorrectly. This indicates that there is a problem.

In practice it's no big deal. For every rev="" value you can find or 
define an equivalent rel="" value.

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