[webkit-dev] beforeload & link (esp rel prefetch)

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Jan 12 10:26:23 PST 2011

On 12.01.2011 17:05, Gavin Peters (蓋文彼德斯) wrote:
> ...
> As background, I'm right now refactoring the HTMLLinkElement to pull out
> the loader that handles the abovementioned three rel types.  I'm doing
> this in preparation for adding Link header support, initially for these
> three rel types, as they are not so controversial as for instance
> putting rel=stylesheet in the HTTP headers.
> ...

Out of curiosity: what's controversial about that?

> ...
> header providing quick dispatch).  As well, I will likely add another
> rel type "subresource" to our handling together with the header, which
> describes something like a prefetch, but required for the current page.
> ...

...if you mint new link relation names, please consider registering them 
(see RFC 5988 and <http://paramsr.us/link-relation-types/>).

Best regards, Julian

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