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Bug 8340 - Do we want to require the rel attribute on link/@itemprop elements
Summary: Do we want to require the rel attribute on link/@itemprop elements
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: pre-LC1 HTML Microdata (editor: Ian Hickson) (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC All
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-11-19 20:32 UTC by Michael[tm] Smith
Modified: 2010-10-05 13:03 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:


Description Michael[tm] Smith 2009-11-19 20:32:54 UTC
The link elements in the example at lack the rel attribute,:

<link itemprop="" href="">

...but says that the rel attribute must be present on all link elements.
Comment 2 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2010-01-06 09:03:58 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: see diff given below
Rationale: Concurred with reporter's comments.

I'll respond to the e-mail separately (and in doing so may, or may not, change the spec substantially again).
Comment 3 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2010-01-18 10:49:16 UTC
Diff was