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Re: Combining URI Templates and Link-Header?

From: Joe Gregorio <joe@bitworking.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:35:27 -0400
Message-ID: <3f1451f50906111035j2610e5bbu4fed181aed874c56@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Jan Algermissen <algermissen1971@mac.com>, uri@w3.org
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 6:49 PM, Mark Nottingham<mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> Hi Jan,
>
> The first draft of Link (or two) contained Link-Templates, just as you
> outline. I didn't have much confidence URI templates at the time; the
> difference in maturity between them and the Link header was considerable.
>
> I think the right thing to do here is to continue working on them
> separately; while they could live in the same document, there isn't a
> pressing need to, and combining them puts Link at risk (both in terms of
> schedule as well as getting through the process).

Agreed, they can and should exist as separate documents.

  Thanks,
  -joe

>
> To answer your last question -- yes, I'm very interested in doing so. I
> think we need to see a Templates draft from Roy first, though.
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> On 11/06/2009, at 5:02 AM, Jan Algermissen wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> is there any ongoing activity to combine the Link header and URI
>> templates?
>>
>> IMHO it is not a solution to allow URI templates to occur in place of URIs
>> since that would make it necessary to check for *all* URIs whether they are
>> a template. Instead, a dedicated header (Link-Template) would be needed to
>> enable such use of URI templates.
>>
>> Is there any significant interest or activity in standardizing such a
>> header (or a similar solution)?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Jan
>>
>
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
>
>
>



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