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Re: Extending redirects to suggest updated locations ?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2010 22:17:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4CA8E4E5.8050204@gmx.de>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 03.10.2010 21:22, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 03, 2010 at 09:14:36PM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> I did not get the impression that the header is supposed to cause UAs
>>> to request specific user action. But maybe we could imagine that some
>>> specific values of the header are automatically detected by UAs and
>>> make them ask the user for chosing the most suitable version. I'm not
>> Well, rel=stylesheet already "makes" UA do something.
> OK.
> (...)
>> I would suggest that we either pick one of those listed in
>>    http://www.iana.org/assignments/link-relations/link-relations.txt
>> ... - "latest-version" might make sense, or define a new one.
> Indeed, this one looks quite adequate. The "current" might be fine
> too.
> So... everything's already defined, we have nothing to do :-)

That would be too easy :-)

I think what needs to be done is a small spec that what UAs should do 
when somebody does a "save as" (or the UA does because of 
Content-Disposition), and the link relation is present.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 3 October 2010 22:04:57 UTC

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