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Re: Deprecate Content-Location? (was RE: "Variant" language in Content-Location (Issue 109))

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 13:24:55 +0100
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, 'HTTP Working Group' <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080806122455.GB14937@shareable.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> >5. What does "might be individually accessed" mean? As far as cache
> >validation is concerned (which is the only time Content-Location is used in
> >the protocol itself), the Content-Location doesn't have to be accessible.
> >That whole condition can be removed since it is meaningless.
> What's the point in supplying a Content-Location, if nobody can access it?

Could it be like XML namespace URIs - to provide a unique identifier
that is not necessarily meant to be an accessible resource?

-- Jamie
Received on Wednesday, 6 August 2008 12:25:31 UTC

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