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Re: i69: Requested Variant - moving forward

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 15:59:56 +1100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <0E7496C0-42FB-43E5-8C0C-1E58D2582FFD@mnot.net>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>

I haven't seen any response to this, so we'll proceed and see how  
things go.

On 28/02/2008, at 3:58 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> There's been a lot of discussion on i69, and while we've made some  
> progress, it may be to complex to solve as one issue.
> The threads that I see being productive to work on are (roughly in  
> order?):
> 1) Clarify entity / representation / variant terminology (possibly  
> ditching at least one) [new issue]


> 2) Remove 'requested variant' terminology from sections that don't  
> really need it (possibly as part of a rewrite). [new issue, or just  
> part of i69]
> 3) Clarify "requested variant" or define an new term for the  
> remaining uses. [what is currently i69]
> 4) Clarify what a response carries WRT representations / entities,  
> taking into account status codes, Content-Location, etc. [new issue]


> 5) Define what the metadata (e.g., ETag) in a response is associated  
> with, when a) it has a Content-Location, or b) isn't associated with  
> an identified resource (as per #2) [what is currently i22]

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
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