from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A revolution, as of a motor.
- transitive v. To increase the speed of (a motor, for example): revved the engine.
- transitive v. To accelerate or increase: orders to rev up factory output.
- transitive v. To make livelier or more productive: revving ourselves up for the game; efforts to rev the economy.
- intransitive v. To operate at an increased speed: heard the motors revving.
- intransitive v. To accelerate in quantity or activity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. revolution
- abbr. reverend
- v. To increase the speed of a motor, or to operate at a higher speed.
I submit the debate which the opposition to rev = canonical are having over rel = short* as evidence that @rev is required.
Another point, a rel = shorturl is rev = canonical by definition, thus if you were to use rel = shorturl and @rev were alive and well as it should be, you should automatically add rev = canonical (even though it is implied).
If you remove something with use you cause confusion on multiple fronts: first people have to become aware of the change, then they need to understand why the change was made, then they need to make the changes to their code base, and finally when they want to express rev = canonical with a @rel value, debates over what best @rel value represents the equivalent of another @rel value if it were used in @rev occur ..
Clinton will fight for the American people, and Obama will sit in a racest church for another 20 years where The "rev" is preaching hate, racism, and black seperatism.
That's the message Sharpton delivered to his flock last Saturday as he boasted of talking to Obama "two or three times a week" - and insisted the Democratic front-runner knows the rev is in his camp.
I think with a product as addictive as FB, it is only a matter of time before it eclipses most in rev$ – other than Google.
Q: Is this the long term rev model, or just a response to market demand for a model?
There’s a verse starting with Shun evil companions, bad language disdain; God’s name hold in rev’rence, nor take it in vail.
The rev is the man who signs his paychecks, so I don’t see how any of this should come as a surprise.
Williams, Mark (forthcoming), 'Literary criticism and scholarship', in Oxford History of New Zealand Literature in English, rev. ed., ed.
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