[whatwg] proposal - link relations: rel="prefetch" to be exchanged for a boolean attribute

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Aug 8 19:50:46 PDT 2010

On Mon, 5 Jul 2010, Ben Schwarz wrote:
> I'd find it useful if I could ask the user agent to prefetch the "next" 
> page as its more than likely that the user will be lead to this page 
> soon after the current browsing context. Having a linkrel of "next" is 
> useful for styling.
> However, as far as my understanding goes, linkrels should not contain 
> multiple values; eg:
> <a rel="prefetch next">Next page</a>

This is in fact allowed.

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