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

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 12:54:57 -0700
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, 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>
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To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Apr 16, 2010, at 10:08 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> 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?

It seems like that is a separate concern, one that people are perhaps  
less interested in, since it has not been the focus of discussion.  
Perhaps it should be a separate tracker issue?

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