I have met the following HTML code:
<a rel="douche" href="...">blah</a>
And I am wondering what is the effect of the "douche" attribute.
It has no meaning assigned to it in any published specification. It may have been agreed on in some community, or it may have special meaning to some software, or it may be just someone’s idea of a joke. There are various
It has no effect as such, but it is available to any program that cares to read the HTML source, and programs could then do, well, anything with it. Most
It's just "commentary."
Consider this a more…aggressive version of the Vote Links microformat. (Just as non-standard, but was an attempt at establishing a recognizable convention for links to express dis/agreement.) You can stick pretty much whatever you want into the