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[whatwg] Feed autodiscovery draft may be resurrected

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2007 10:04:01 -0800
Message-ID: <472F5B11.6010806@gmail.com>
rel="service" tells us that the link is pointing to a description of
some kind of service api, e.g. an atompub service document.

- James

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, James M Snell wrote:
>> As the note Anne points to indicates, there was simply zero interest on 
>> the part of the Atompub WG to standardize autodiscovery.
> 
> Good times.
> 
> 
>> FWIW, I still think it would be helpful -- not only for feeds but
> 
> rel=feed is now part of HTML5, and defined in detail. Hopefully that'll 
> work.
> 
> 
>> also for Atompub service documents.
>>
>> For the latter, Lotus Connections began using "service" links.  I know
>> that Windows Live Writer supports the service link and I believe there
>> are other implementations that support it.
>>
>> e.g.,
>>
>>   <link rel="service" type="application/atomsvc+xml"
>>         href="http://example.org/service.xml" />
> 
> Huh, rel=service is a bit of an unfortunate (ambigious and vague) name. 
> Could you elaborate on what it does?
> 
Received on Monday, 5 November 2007 10:04:01 GMT

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