[whatwg] Regarding "Examples for rel=tag"

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Sep 14 14:03:38 PDT 2012

On Fri, 14 Sep 2012, Hugh Guiney wrote:
> Just saw the following change: http://html5.org/r/7347, and while it's 
> certainly nice to have examples, I don't understand why rel="tag" 
> *always* applies to the whole document.

Because it was invented before <article>, so consumers apply it to the 
whole document and don't know about <article>. In other words, backwards 

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