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Re: [draft-nottingham-http-link-header-06] concerns about Link header

From: Nicolas Alvarez <nicolas.alvarez@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 16:07:48 -0300
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <h7h72c$oq3$1@ger.gmane.org>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Having a UI for the <link> element never really took of in the decade that
> it existed except for a few special values (which people are bitching
> about on this list; "alternate stylesheet" is one of the few minor success
> stories) and hoping that interest in implementing such a thing will revive
> if we re-introduce the Link header seems misguided. Making the Link header
> more complex than its counterparts by supporting localized titles also
> feels way too much like some nice theoretical idea that might be
> implemented correctly in a few clients but will hardly be used in
> practice. (It also stops it from being semantically equivalent to the HTML
> <link> element, but that is not stated. A bug?)

I *badly* want browser UI for 'next' and 'previous' and 'up', and preferably
also keyboard shortcuts.
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 19:09:00 GMT

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