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Re: New Version Notification for draft-nottingham-http-link-header-03

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 00:55:47 -0500
Message-ID: <29af5e2d0811302155p789fdfc1ia08485d4782be9e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Atom Syntax" <atom-syntax@imc.org>, www-tag@w3.org, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>

OK.
If in a link header, do you imagine that relative URI for the target
would be acceptable?
-Alan

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 12:31 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> That's true, but it's an example, not a specification; furthermore, the head
> section is shown complete (i.e., there is a close tag) without a base
> element...
>
> It's important to differentiate between relative references in the relation
> type (e..g, rel) and the target URI. The text about not using in-document
> base URIs only applies to the relation type, not the target URI.
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> On 01/12/2008, at 2:19 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>
>>
>> Hello Mark,
>>
>> One minor comment concerning the conversion the profile to link. In
>> that example, a relative URI is used as the target of the link.
>> Correct me if I am wrong, but couldn't the  html document in which the
>> original link was embedded have had an explicit <base> element?
>> Elsewhere you point out that the document <base> elements can't be
>> used to resolve relative URIs in Link headers. Therefore in some cases
>> the example, if copied literally, would lead to errors.
>>
>> -Alan
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 8:11 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> This is a fairly substantial rewrite of the spec, based upon the
>>> observation
>>> that the link header really isn't the central concept here; it's link
>>> relations themselves.
>>>
>>> Changelog:
>>>
>>> o  Inverted focus from Link headers to link relations.
>>> o  Specified was a link relation type is.
>>> o  Based on discussion, re-added 'rev'.
>>> o  Changed IESG Approval to IETF Consensus for relation registrations
>>>  (i.e., require a document).
>>> o  Updated RFC2434 reference to RFC5226.
>>> o  Registered relations SHOULD conform to sgml-name.
>>> o  Cautioned against confusing relation types with media types.
>>>
>>> I'm particularly interested in feedback regarding registration
>>> requirements,
>>> as I think that's the biggest remaining sticking point. Note that it was
>>> previously "IESG Approval"; I've changed it to "IETF Review" (nee "IETF
>>> Consensus") so that a document is required. Also, I believe this still
>>> accommodates other standards orgs (like the W3C) using their processes to
>>> publish documents that register entries, just as with media types.
>>>
>>> Assuming this is acceptable and no serious shortcomings are found in this
>>> draft, I think this document is ready to progress; i.e., I believe
>>> (speaking
>>> as an individual) there is consensus within the Atom community to make
>>> the
>>> registry modifications, and the feedback I've heard from the HTML
>>> community
>>> is that it's not necessary to have a tight integration with HTML4 or
>>> HTML5.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>>
>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>>
>>>> From: IETF I-D Submission Tool <idsubmission@ietf.org>
>>>> Date: 1 December 2008 12:03:54 PM
>>>> To: mnot@mnot.net
>>>> Subject: New Version Notification for
>>>> draft-nottingham-http-link-header-03
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> A new version of I-D, draft-nottingham-http-link-header-03.txt has been
>>>> successfuly submitted by Mark Nottingham and posted to the IETF
>>>> repository.
>>>>
>>>> Filename:        draft-nottingham-http-link-header
>>>> Revision:        03
>>>> Title:           Link Relations and HTTP Header Linking
>>>> Creation_date:   2008-12-01
>>>> WG ID:           Independent Submission
>>>> Number_of_pages: 15
>>>>
>>>> Abstract:
>>>> This document specifies relation types for Web links, and defines a
>>>> registry for them.  It also defines how to send such links in HTTP
>>>> headers with the Link header-field.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The IETF Secretariat.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
>
>
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