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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 11:13:00 +1100
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>
Message-Id: <677AC3C7-EA70-43BD-84CC-B56B1D96D948@mnot.net>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>

Yes, that's explicitly allowed.

Cheers,


On 01/12/2008, at 4:55 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:

>
> 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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Received on Tuesday, 2 December 2008 00:13:43 UTC

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