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Re: draft-nottingham-http-link-header-01.txt - problem with default relationship base URI

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 17:57:21 +0200
Message-ID: <484023E1.9070005@gmx.de>
To: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Jonathan Rees wrote:
> ...
> Also, you might consider the possibility that the relations are backed 
> by RDF/XML instead of or in addition to HTML. This is a detail but it 
> could make a difference to RDF-aware applications. I don't know enough 
> about IANA's taste to know whether this is feasible.
> ...

 From <http://www.iana.org/about/projects/>:

"Conversion of Protocol Registries to XML

IANA intends to convert the internal formatting of all protocol 
registries it maintains to XML. This will allow easy exporting of these 
registries to the legacy text format, but also to other new formats that 
can be more easily machine read. Other possible features include 
syndication, RSS feeds of updates and so forth. The project is currently 
in a pilot, and consultations will be held with the IETF community 
before full implementation. IANA is also using an intermediary XML 
format internally for some of its other registries (such as the root 
zone database)."

So maybe there's hope...

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 30 May 2008 15:58:06 UTC

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