[whatwg] Alternate link clarifications [was Re: PaceAutoDiscoveryDraftIsPointless]
James M Snell
jasnell at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 18:09:39 PST 2006
Ian Hickson wrote:
> Here, while the last three are also valid feeds, it is the first one that
> should be considered the default when doing auto-discovery. This isn't to
> say that the feed UA should ignore the other three, or that it should only
> show them if the user goes out of his way to obtain them -- indeed, the
> "default" relationship could be completely ignored. It just means that if
> it has to automatically pick one, then the first one is the one it should
> pick. (It might also decide to only pick the one that is both a feed and
> an alternative representation of the document, instead of picking the
> default feed.)
Hmm... Ok, I can live with that.
>> Assuming that A includes alternate links to B and C, Can I assume that B
>> is also an alternate of C; and vice versa?
> Oh, you mean is the 'alternative' link type transitive? I guess so. I've
> added a paragraph to the spec stating this.
!@#$%! I was trying to think of that word all afternoon. Yes, I was
meaning to ask if they were transitive.
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