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[whatwg] Calendar subscription as a feed?

From: Dan Mosedale <dmose@mozilla.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 19:19:32 -0800
Message-ID: <47AD1BC4.3030003@mozilla.org>
Dan Mosedale wrote:
> One nice property of the webcal: URI scheme is that any user-agent can 
> reasonably infer the intended use (which is likely to carry the 
> semantic that the URI will be around for a longer period of time) 
> simply from the URI.   So this URI can simply be included in any sort 
> document (mail message, text file) without losing that bit of 
> information.  By itself, rel="feed" doesn't provide this.
I just skimmed the slightly (2006) Link header draft after noticing Ian 
mentioning it in a recent thread here, and if that were to make it back 
into HTTP, it would seem to solve this information loss bit nicely.

Dan
Received on Friday, 8 February 2008 19:19:32 UTC

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