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Re: Reviving HTTP Header Linking: Some code and use-cases

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 16:43:42 +0100
Message-ID: <47D7FA2E.6040809@gmx.de>
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Brian Smith wrote:
> The point of the RFC 2774 mechanism is to allow the use of unregistered
> headers without worrying about naming conflicts. It works just like XML
> namespaces:
> 
> "http://example.org/foo"; ns=00 <=> xmlns:x00='http://example.org/foo'
> 
> "http://example.com"; ns=01 <=> xmlns:x01='http://example.com'

RFC 2774 has several problems, so in the end it didn't get past 
"experimental".

I personally have used RFC2774 extensions in a very controlled 
environment, but in order to use it on the public web (for instance for 
GRDDL), it would need much more support.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 12 March 2008 15:44:09 GMT

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