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Re: Input on request for link relation

From: Joe Gregorio <joe@bitworking.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:18:39 +1100
Message-ID: <a23d87fa0911112218k1c133d24i8cc0e636eba3910c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Sam Johnston <samj@samj.net>, Atom-Syntax Syntax <atom-syntax@imc.org>, Hadrien Gardeur <hadrien.gardeur@feedbooks.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, apps-discuss@ietf.org
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>
> On 16/09/2009, at 7:46 PM, Sam Johnston wrote:
>> Would it be possible then to support multiple references so that people
>> can see at a glance that a given relation is implemented as described in
>> multiple formats (rather than just the first format that happened to
>> register it)? May well not be worth the maintenance effort.
>
> How about adding a new field for references to more information about how a
> relation is used in a particular context (scoped by context media type)?
>
> E.g.,
>
> References regarding use in specific contexts:
>    text/html: [HTML5]
>    application/atom+xml: [RFC4287]
>

Yes, that sounds like a great idea. And vaguely familiar:

   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2009JulSep/0699.html

   Thanks,
   -joe
Received on Thursday, 12 November 2009 06:19:14 GMT

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