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Re: [apps-discuss] FYI: LINK and UNLINK

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 02:32:54 +0100
Message-ID: <52799C46.8070902@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
CC: IETF Apps Discuss <apps-discuss@ietf.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-11-06 02:22, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> My understanding (perhaps misplaced) was that it was there so you could replace existing links in a deterministic way.

You can only replace a link by UNLINKing it first, right?

> The only other way that comes to mind is to mint a new ‘id’ (or similar) attribute that identifies the instance of the link; e.g.,
>
> Link: </foo>; rel=“bar”; title=“whatever”; id=abc
> Link: </foo>; rel=“bar”; title=“the other link to whatever”; id=def

Or by giving it its own URI... :-)

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 6 November 2013 01:33:24 UTC

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