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Re: rev parameter - LC comment on draft-nottingham-http-link-header-07.txt

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 11:08:20 +1100
Cc: "Julian F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9693EC6E-520B-4878-AC5D-4BBFF59FEAD3@mnot.net>
To: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>

On 05/02/2010, at 9:07 AM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> On Feb 3, 2010, at 10:17 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
>> At the moment, my intent is to remove 'rev' from the BNF and state how new parameters can be added (either by updating the document, for parameters common to many relation types, or on a per-type / per-application basis). 
> 
> I think we are going around in circles.

Yes, I've been feeling that way for some time now...

> The normal way to document a
> deprecated protocol feature is to include it in the ABNF and state
> that it is deprecated in the prose.  Just like obs-text in HTTP.
> Otherwise, we'll just keep getting asked "what happened to rev?"  


Please make a proposal with text. 

Cheers,


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Received on Friday, 5 February 2010 00:08:57 GMT

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