I see the next page links as other resource identifiers, as business logic and related to that specific request. I see them oposite to metadata like language and encoding, which are to describe the response and API as overall.
Also based on the logic that one client dont use it (infinite scroll) is not valid, you did not remove it just moved the information to another section of the HTTP response.
As for the data naming and common implementation mistakes I say that the API server and client implementations are details that should be automatically generated, I use Open API/swagger generators for that.
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