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Re: [whatwg] checksum attribute in a href tag

From: A. Rauschenbach <rauschenbach@annuo.de>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:50:24 +0200
To: Whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
Message-ID: <fdd210f1a860820c61ef64848c66c96b@perseus.uberspace.de>
Am 2012-10-19 14:01, schrieb Nils Dagsson Moskopp:
> It seems that problem is solved at the HTTP level with RFC 1864:
> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1864>
>
If I get it right this works fine if you serve it from your server, but 
not if you link to foreign server.

>> Another advantage is that your visitors (browser) can verify that 
>> the
>> document (e.g. a pdf) you linked to is still the same.
>
> Cool URIs should not change.

A changing URI isn't the problem. In that case you get a 404. The 
problem is when the URI stays the same but the content behind it 
changes. (especially when the content is not on your server)
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