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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 10:31:15 -0800
Message-ID: <527A8AF3.4000304@gmx.de>
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, IETF Apps Discuss <apps-discuss@ietf.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-11-06 10:21, James M Snell wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:05 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> [snip]
>>
>> I don't see the material difference.
>>
>> If the client has no reliable way to find out what links are there it'll be
>> essentially restricted to edit those that it created itself.
>>
>> It seems that this is the issue that needs to be addressed.
>>
>>
>
> This is not a problem I intend to solve... largely because I have no
> need to solve it. For one set of use cases I have, there is no need to
> discover established links, and for the remaining set, the data
> formats used already have ways of exposing whatever links the server
> wishes to expose.
>
> That said, have a concrete suggestion?

Maybe have a keyword for the "Prefer" header field that instructs the 
server to return *all* links upon GET?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 6 November 2013 18:31:49 UTC

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