[whatwg] Absent rev?

Dan Brickley danbri at danbri.org
Tue Nov 18 07:03:01 PST 2008

Dan Brickley wrote:

> Without rev, content creators (in every language) will need to go 
> through this dance, hunting through dictionaries and debating 
> subtleties, to make sure that they've identified a suitable pair of 
> words such that { X word1 Y } is true if and only if { Y word1 X }. 
> Which is why I see this in terms of division of labour. Cleaning it out 
> of HTML5 makes work elsewhere...

Sorry that should've been,

{ X word1 Y } is true if and only if { Y word2 X }.


ps. (since i'm mailing again, sorry) ... in an RDF/XML context, we had 
this issue in FOAF: we added 'depicts' alongside 'depiction' because the 
old RDF/XML syntax didn't deal well with inverses

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