As described in the HTML4 Meta data profiles.
HTML4 definition of the ‘rel’ attribute. Here are some additional values, all of which can be used or omitted in any combination (unless otherwise stated, except where prohibited by law) and their meanings, proportionality, transactivity a inverse if at all. See the XFN home page for more information about XFN.
friendship (choose one at most)
- Someone you know how to contact. Often symmetrical.
- Someone you have exchanged greetings with little (if any) more – maybe a short conversation or two. Often symmetrical.
- Someone you are a friend of. A commoner, friend, home (boy | girl) you know. Often symmetrical.
- Someone you have met in person. Proportionate.
- a co-worker
- Someone someone works with, or works in the same organization as. Proportionate. Usually transformational.
- Someone in the same area of study / activity. Proportionate. Often transferable.
geographic (please select one at most)
- Someone with whom you share a street address. Symmetrical and transformational.
- Someone who lives nearby, perhaps only at a nearby street address or door. Proportionate. Often transferable.
family (please select one at most)
- The genetic offspring of an individual, or someone whom a person has adopted and cared for. Inverse is the parent.
- Inversion of the child.
- Someone with whom a person shares a parent. Proportionate. Usually transformational.
- Someone you are married to. Proportionate. Not transferable.
- A relative, someone you consider part of your extended family. Symmetrical and characteristically transformative.
- Someone who brings you inspiration. No inverse.
- Someone you have a crush on. No inverse.
- Someone you are dating. Proportionate. Not transferable.
- Someone you are close to and at least somewhat committed to, typically only. Proportionate. Not transferable.
- Link to yourself in a different URL. Unique from all other XFN values. Proportionate is required. An “me” relationship is implicit in the inclusion of a directory into the directory itself.
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