[whatwg] HTML 5: Wording of "license" link type is too narrow
ian at hixie.ch
Wed May 28 03:44:05 PDT 2008
On Wed, 28 May 2008, Arne Johannessen wrote:
> > In particular, we don't want people to use rel=license to point to
> > trademark licenses or patent licenses that _aren't_ copyright
> > licenses.
> Why not, what's the downside?
It dilutes the point of the feature. The idea is to provide a way for
tracking pages that are covered by a particular copyright license.
> What is the correct way to mark up links to, say, a trademark license
> _not_ covering copyright, given the current draft of the spec?
<p><small>See our <a href="trademark.html">trademark
In practice it's a non-issue since people rarely have Trademark licenses.
Same with Patent licenses.
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