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Re: Link Header draft

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 16:57:03 +0100
To: "Stefan Eissing" <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, "Nottingham Mark" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tnm7xdn164w2qv@id-c0020.lan>

On Mon, 12 Feb 2007 13:56:31 +0100, Stefan Eissing  
<stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de> wrote:
>> On Mon, 12 Feb 2007 09:58:35 +0100, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>  
>> wrote:
>>> Oh - and there's also already an Atom link relations IANA registry, so  
>>> it would require a certain amount of coordination.
>>> What do others think? Should there be a single, flat link relation  
>>> registry?
>> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/RelExtensions
> It makes sense to keep a list at a known, stable location, which then  
> references the defining documents/standards.

Isn't that exactly what the link above does? (It's not entirely clear to  
me, as you don't elaborate much on "known", "stable location" etc.)

> Making a FCFS IANA as in http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-parameters  
> would work, although it looks a bit twentycentury.

One idea Ian Hickson had would be to set up a web service somewhere on  
whatwg.org which people could use to add new values, which validators  
could use to update their list, etc.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 12 February 2007 15:57:57 UTC

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