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

From: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 00:09:41 -0700
To: Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <90C41DD21FB7C64BB94121FBBC2E72343784B2ACB2@P3PW5EX1MB01.EX1.SECURESERVER.NET>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Noah Slater [mailto:nslater@tumbolia.org]
> Sent: Sunday, August 30, 2009 11:51 PM
> To: Eran Hammer-Lahav
> Cc: Ian Hickson; HTTP Working Group
> Subject: Re: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header (Web Linking)
> to Proposed Standard
> 
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 11:30:18PM -0700, Eran Hammer-Lahav wrote:
> > As for 'up', its definition is too ambiguous to support these
> combinations. It
> > is currently registered as: "A URI that refers to a parent document
> in a
> > hierarchy of documents."
> 
> This is arguably a good thing.

Ambiguous is not a good thing when it comes to link relations. If the client cannot figure out what the document author intended, things tend to break.
 
EHL
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 07:10:19 GMT

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