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Mourning the death of the "rev" attribute

20th Jul 2008

Let's play "name the opposing relationship". rel="employer" is to rel="employee" as:

  • rel="attendee" is to ... ?
  • rel="member" is to ... ?
  • rel="venue" is to ... ?

rev is not an acceptable solution, and is being removed in HTML5. What's the alternative?

Comments

  • (comment with no subject)

    rel="attended-event", rel="member-of", rel="hosted-event"
    By ianhickson at 11:50 pm on 20th Jul 2008
    • (comment with no subject)

      x is a attended-event of y. Okay.

      x is a hosted-event of y. Okay.

      Not so sure about "x is a member-of of y", though. joined-group would I guess br consistent with these other ones, though it seems limited to the sorts of groups you join.

      By Martin Atkins at 07:29 am on 21st Jul 2008
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        In general, it's easier to come up with values if there's a specific use case in mind. I was just guessing with those values, knowing the context one can probably come up with better (and more concise) names.
        By ianhickson at 04:31 pm on 21st Jul 2008