[wp-docs] Links Manager

Carthik Sharma carthik at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 19:06:02 GMT 2005

A new page, http://codex.wordpress.org/Defining_Relationships_with_XFN
has been created. I attempted to make it more wordpress-centric and to
explain the importance of XFN. Now we can edit it, and modify it to
suit our needs. Edit mercilessly!


On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 15:55:46 -0800, Michael D. Adams <mikea at turbonet.com> wrote:
> The XFN whatnot was written to describe what people see when in the
> Links Manager.  In particular, the definitions were written up because
> I thought it wouldn't be obvious to most people to click on the
> "Profile" link from http://gmpg.org/xfn/ to find an explanation of what
> each relationship means.
> A clearer link ("To find out what each of these relationships mean,
> click here") in WordPress' Links Manager itself would be useful, and
> would eliminate the need to for most of the information on the Codex
> page.
> On Feb 21, 2005, at 2:18 PM, Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> > I think just copying the info from the XFN page isn't useful, we
> > should point people to the original resource, the page might be better
> > if it explained why XFN is important in the context of WordPress,
> > rather than duplicating information better found at the source.
> I don't know what you mean here.  It seems to me that XFN is no more
> important and is used no differently "in the context of WordPress" than
> anywhere else.  So, again, perhaps the page isn't useful.
> mdawaffe
> PS: I considered copyright issues only briefly as I was writing it up
> (the small link is the result of that brief consideration);  I intended
> to be more careful later - I forgot.  Supposing the page is actually
> useful to have in Codex, a better citation is in order, as would be
> contacting the appropriate authors, of which you (Matt) are one.
> PPS:  To Matt or anyone else who may see that I've cancelled on order
> of 4578 of my posts to wp-docs, sorry for the annoyance.  My mail
> program is acting up and is inconsistently sending from the wrong
> address.  If you haven't noticed anything, ignore this PPS.
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