Friday, March 19, 2004

XHTML Friends Network

XFN (XHTML Friends Network) is a simple way to represent human relationships using hyperlinks. In recent years, blogs and blogrolls have become the fastest growing area of the Web. XFN enables web authors to indicate their relationship(s) to the people in their blogrolls simply by adding a 'rel' attribute to their "a href" tags, e.g.

Interesting concept. Just how useful would this be? I have a blogroll pointing to 'blogs I think are useful and related. Would specifying the relationship add any value?

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