That use case sounds more like rel="canonical"
On 6 Aug 2017 2:07 am, "Ed Summers" <e...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering if anyone can provide any information, or a pointer to
> previous discussion, about why the bookmark link relation can't be used
> with the <link> element .
> The topic has come up recently on the IETF link-relations discussion list
>  where a new link relation has been proposed to encourage persistent
> linking . The proposed 'identifier' relation seems to closely resemble
> the idea of a permalink (a persistent link) that can be found in the
> definition of bookmark. If bookmark allowed use with the <link> element
> then I think there would be less of a demonstrated need for the new
> 'identifier' link relation.
> Thanks for any information you can provide. I apologize if I'm restarting
> a conversation that has already happened.
>  https://www.w3.org/TR/html5/links.html#link-type-bookmark
>  https://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/link-relations/
>  https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-vandesompel-identifier/