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

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 20:27:04 PDT 2010

On 7/4/10, Ben Schwarz <ben.schwarz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,

> However, as far as my understanding goes, linkrels should not contain
> multiple values; eg:
> <a rel="prefetch next">Next page</a>
Why not? They can in HTML4.


rel = link-types  [CI]
    This attribute describes the relationship from the current
document to the anchor specified by the href attribute. The value of
this attribute is a space-separated list of link types.

Though many, for some odd reason, seem to want to separate those with
comma, not space. Quite often seen: rel="noindex, nofollow", when it
should be just: rel="noindex, nofollow".


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