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Re: URI Templates - optional variables?

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 08:07:16 -0700
Message-ID: <47162524.5060501@gmail.com>
To: Joe Gregorio <joe@bitworking.org>
CC: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, URI <uri@w3.org>

Nice. it would be cool if you could include a couple of example
expansions into the output.

Also, I have the new scheme implemented in Java:

 http://www.snellspace.com/public/uritemplates.zip

- James

Joe Gregorio wrote:
> On 10/16/07, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
>> I want templates to be easy for a computer to read and easy for
>> a computer to generate from that reading a fully-descriptive
>> page of information in the user's favorite language.  For example,
>> define a web service that inputs a template and outputs the
>> readable description according to the Accept-Language received.
>>
>>      http://example.com/explain_template?{URItemplate}
>>
>> I bet Joe could write one of those in an hour -- it would save
>> him the time of regenerating all those email examples. ;-)
> 
> Wow, that took exactly one hour:
> 
>    http://bitworking.org/projects/URI-Templates/
> 
> Sorry, no language translations yet. Here is an example
> of the service in action:
> 
>   http://tinyurl.com/yomkdy
> 
>    -joe
> 
Received on Wednesday, 17 October 2007 15:08:33 GMT

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