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

From: Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 09:20:09 +0100
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090831082009.GA19210@tumbolia.org>
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 10:14:38AM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Noah Slater wrote:
>> ...
>> And the registration says:
>>
>>   A URI that refers to a parent document in a hierarchy of documents.
>>
>> I think the "a" in that sentence allows you to choose any.
>> ...
>
> But that doesn't *necessarily* mean they can be at different distances
> in the hierarchy (there are use cases where a resource is part of
> multiple hierarchies, thus would have multiple "direct" parents).

The registration does not require any cross-relationship between uses of the
relation for a single resource. The parent, depth, and hierarchy of one
relationship could be totally disjoint to another.

Best,

-- 
Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 08:20:52 GMT

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