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Re: WebID, WebID Protocol definitions and requirements.

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:36:10 -0400
Message-ID: <5091537A.4030802@openlinksw.com>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 10/31/12 12:24 PM, Stéphane Corlosquet wrote:
>
>     WebID Protocol Requirements:
>
>     subjectAltName ... MUST be an HTTP URI and SHOULD contain a
>     #fragment ...
>
>
> Adding a constraint on #fragment here doesn't make sense to me, people 
> and implementers are free to mint their WebID the way they want, let 
> them use 303 redirect if they like it. I know people who don't have a 
> #fragment in their WebID. This should be an implementation detail, not 
> a requirement.
>
> Steph.
+1

That's inline with URI opacity principle [1].

Links:

1. http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Axioms.html#opaque -- URI opacity .


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