XFN Profile 1.1

XFN Profile 1.1

Authors

As described in HTML4 Metadata profiles.

rel

HTML4 definition of the ‘rel’ attribute. Below are some additional values, each of which can be used or omitted in any combination (unless otherwise indicated and unless prohibited by law) and their meanings, symmetry, transitivity And reverse if applicable. Please see the XFN home page for more information on XFN.

friendship (choose at most one)

contact
Someone you know how to connect with. Often symmetrical.
knowledge
Someone you have exchanged greetings with and not much (if any) more, maybe a short conversation or two. Often symmetrical.
friend
Someone you are friends with. A compatriot, friend, homemaker you know. Often symmetrical.

physicist

encountered
Someone you’ve actually met in person. Symmetrical.

professional

collaborator
Someone with whom a person works or works in the same organization with whom. Symmetrical. Usually transitive.
colleague
Someone in the same field of study / activity. Symmetrical. Often transitive.

geographic (choose at most one)

co-resident
Someone you share an address with. Symmetrical and transitive.
neighbor
Someone who lives nearby, perhaps only at an adjacent address or door. Symmetrical. Often transitive.

family (choose at most one)

baby
The genetic offspring of a person or someone that a person has adopted and cared for. The reverse is parent.
parent
Reverse of child.
brother
Someone with whom a person shares a parent. Symmetrical. Usually transitive.
Wife
Someone you are married to. Symmetrical. Not transitive.
relative
A relative, someone you consider part of your extended family. Symmetrical and typically transitive.

romantic

muse
Someone who brings you inspiration. No inverse.
squash
Someone you have a crush on. No inverse.
Date
Someone you’re dating. Symmetrical. Not transitive.
treasure
Someone you are intimate with and at least somehow engaged with, typically exclusively. Symmetrical. Not transitive.

identity

myself
A link to yourself to a different URL. Excludes all other XFN values. Symmetrical required. There is an implicit “me” relationship from the contents of a directory to the directory itself.

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