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Re: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header (Web Linking) to Proposed Standard

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 12:40:37 +1000
Cc: "Julian F. F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, ietf@ietf.org, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1BD60A01-C3A9-46C9-A564-8FE442FC5581@mnot.net>
To: Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
Strike that; looking more closely, RFC4646 makes sense ATM (although  
LTRU will change that).


On 24/07/2009, at 11:02 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> Hi Noah,
>
> Sorry, that slipped through the cracks.
>
> lang doesn't make any sense in this context; in HTML it applies to  
> the link text, but there is none here.
>
> Regarding hreflang - looking through the history, it's been  
> discussed in a fairly positive light a few times, but never made it  
> in. I think it does make some sense, since it's both in Atom and  
> HTML. I'm a bit concerned about what the appropriate reference is  
> for the value space; ATM I'm thinking BCP47 directly, rather than to  
> a specific RFC, to allow it to evolve*.
>
> Anyone see an issue with adding hreflang with a value space of BCP47?
>
> Cheers,
>
> * Often, a reference to an RFC is preferable, so that software can  
> be reliably written to a specific set of identifiers. My initial  
> feeling is that here that's not appropriate to do that, because  
> language tags are labels, not something that you're going to  
> hardcode into infrastructure software. Feedback appreciated,  
> especially from the i18n community.
>
>
>
> On 24/07/2009, at 7:08 AM, Noah Slater wrote:
>
>> Hey Mark,
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 02:32:18PM +1000, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>>> I'm tracking proposed changes to -06 as a result of Last Call at:
>>> http://www.mnot.net/drafts/draft-nottingham-http-link-header-07.txt
>>
>> I'm not sure how this process works, so please just say so if I'm  
>> getting the
>> wrong end of the stick. I've sent a number of emails to the list  
>> about adding
>> two language related link parameters.
>>
>> My original email was:
>>
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2009AprJun/0196.html
>>
>> My next email was:
>>
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2009JulSep/0100.html
>>
>> And I added some clarification here:
>>
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2009JulSep/0112.html
>>
>> I'm worried that your most recent email means that my suggestions  
>> wont make it
>> into the specification. If that's the case, I was hoping for some  
>> comentary so
>> that I understand why that isn't going to be possible.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> -- 
>> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>
>
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