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Re: change proposal for issue-86, was: ISSUE-86 - atom-id-stability - Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 19:08:48 +0200
Message-ID: <4BC899A0.1050903@gmx.de>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
On 16.04.2010 18:40, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> ...
> Details
> -------
> In the section of the HTML5 spec concerning the generation of an Atom
> feed from an HTML document (currently section 5.5.3), in the step of
> the algorithm detailing how to establish the value of the entry id
> (currently step 15.9), change the text following the "Otherwise"
> clause to the following:
> "
> Let id be a user-agent-defined undereferenceable yet globally unique
> valid absolute URL. The same absolute URL must be generated for each
> run of this algorithm when given the same input. Let has-alternate be
> false.
> ...

This does not address the other problem mentioned in ISSUE-86 (about the 
requirement to create an "undereferenceable" id). Was that intentional?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 16 April 2010 17:09:35 GMT

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