The Canonical Link Relation
RFC 6596

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2015-10-14
05 (System) Notify list changed from maileohye@gmail.com, joachim@kupke.za.net, draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation@ietf.org, stpeter@stpeter.im to stpeter@stpeter.im
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Adrian Farrel
2012-04-07
05 (System) RFC published
2012-03-29
05 Pete Resnick State Change Notice email list changed to maileohye@gmail.com, joachim@kupke.za.net, draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation@tools.ietf.org, stpeter@stpeter.im from maileohye@gmail.com, joachim@kupke.za.net, draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation@tools.ietf.org
2012-03-29
05 Pete Resnick Responsible AD changed to Barry Leiba from Peter Saint-Andre
2012-03-21
05 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2012-03-21
05 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from Waiting on Authors
2012-03-20
05 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2012-03-13
05 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2012-03-07
05 Amy Vezza State changed to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent
2012-03-06
05 Cindy Morgan State changed to Approved-announcement sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup
2012-03-06
05 Cindy Morgan IESG has approved the document
2012-03-06
05 Cindy Morgan Closed "Approve" ballot
2012-03-06
05 Cindy Morgan Ballot approval text was generated
2012-03-06
05 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2012-03-05
05 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2012-03-05
05 Maile Ohye New version available: draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation-05.txt
2012-01-05
04 Cindy Morgan Removed from agenda for telechat
2012-01-05
04 Cindy Morgan State changed to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation.
2012-01-05
04 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-05
04 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-04
04 Pete Resnick [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-04
04 Peter Saint-Andre State changed to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead.
2012-01-04
04 Robert Sparks
[Ballot comment]
Please consider adding text explaining when a user might choose to go against the SHOULD NOTs in section 3.

It might help to …
2012-01-04
04 Robert Sparks [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-03
04 Ralph Droms [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-03
04 Adrian Farrel
[Ballot comment]
I cleared my Discuss after an exchange with the AD.

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Building on Brian's review in Russ's Discuss...

If URIs are identical there …
2012-01-03
04 Adrian Farrel [Ballot Position Update] Position for Adrian Farrel has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2012-01-03
04 Stewart Bryant
[Ballot comment]
I support Russ's discuss and wonder if "Canonical" is actually the correct term. Canonical normally implies a more precise equivalence than the author …
2012-01-03
04 Stewart Bryant [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-02
04 Wesley Eddy
[Ballot comment]
In Section 5, the first and third recommendations may be very difficult to use practically for sites where the majority of content is …
2012-01-02
04 Wesley Eddy [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-02
04 Sean Turner [Ballot comment]
I too tripped over the concept of canonical being used in the same sentence as vastly/extremely similar; therefore, I support Russ' discuss.
2012-01-02
04 Sean Turner [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2012-01-02
04 Adrian Farrel
[Ballot comment]
Building on Brian's review in Russ's Discuss...

If URIs are identical there is surely no isse to designating one of them
as preferred. …
2012-01-02
04 Adrian Farrel
[Ballot discuss]
AFAICS, new IANA registrations require a specification (this document)
and expert review. Have the experts looked at this request yet? I don't
see …
2012-01-02
04 Adrian Farrel [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded
2011-12-31
04 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
The Gen-ART Review by Brian Carpenter on 14-Dec=2011 raised one
  minor issue that deserves a response.  The review says:

  > The …
2011-12-31
04 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded
2011-12-30
04 Stephen Farrell [Ballot comment]
- A non-compromised site might also well lie about which URI
is "canonical" for various purposes.
2011-12-30
04 Stephen Farrell [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2011-12-30
04 Ron Bonica [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded
2011-12-29
04 (System) State changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call.
2011-12-27
04 (System) Document has expired
2011-12-13
04 Brian Carpenter Request for Last Call review by GENART Completed. Reviewer: Brian Carpenter.
2011-12-09
04 Amanda Baber
Upon approval of this document, IANA will replace the current
"canonical" Link Relation Type registered at
http://www.iana.org/assignments/link-relations as follows:

OLD:

Name: canonical
Description: A "canonical" …
2011-12-08
04 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Brian Carpenter
2011-12-08
04 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Brian Carpenter
2011-12-04
04 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Eric Rescorla
2011-12-04
04 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Eric Rescorla
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Peter Saint-Andre
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre Ballot has been issued
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre Created "Approve" ballot
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre Setting stream while adding document to the tracker
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre Stream changed to IETF from
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre Placed on agenda for telechat - 2012-01-05
2011-12-01
04 Cindy Morgan Last call sent
2011-12-01
04 Cindy Morgan
State changed to In Last Call from Last Call Requested.

The following Last Call Announcement was sent out:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org> …
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre Last Call was requested
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre State changed to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation.
2011-12-01
04 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2011-12-01
04 (System) Last call text was added
2011-12-01
04 Peter Saint-Andre Ballot writeup text changed
2011-11-14
04 Peter Saint-Andre State changed to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested.
2011-11-14
04 Peter Saint-Andre State Change Notice email list has been changed to maileohye@gmail.com, joachim@kupke.za.net, draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation@tools.ietf.org from <bound method TempIdAuthors.email of <TempIdAuthors: Maile Ohye <maileohye@gmail.com>>>, joachim@kupke.za.net, draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation@tools.ietf.org
2011-11-14
04 Peter Saint-Andre Draft added in state Publication Requested
2011-10-14
04 (System) New version available: draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation-04.txt
2011-10-13
03 (System) New version available: draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation-03.txt
2011-09-12
02 (System) New version available: draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation-02.txt
2011-08-29
01 (System) New version available: draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation-01.txt
2011-06-27
00 (System) New version available: draft-ohye-canonical-link-relation-00.txt