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Re: URI Template experience

From: Aristotle Pagaltzis <pagaltzis@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 21:56:29 +0200
To: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090519195629.GA28570@klangraum.plasmasturm.org>

* Bob Aman <bob@sporkmonger.com> [2009-05-19 21:35]:
> > It would useful to restructure the draft to separate the
> > minimal syntax that would be mandatory to support and that
> > would work both on client-side and server-side.
> >
> > Then, we could add an optional part defining a more extensive
> > syntax, suitable for client-side usage. I also suspect, that
> > a third part defining extension for server-side URI templates
> > would be useful.
> I don't think I like that idea.

Me either.

> I would greatly prefer one syntax for usage everywhere. If the
> syntax, as-is, is too complex to work with on one side or the
> other, then we need to fix it until it IS useful everywhere.

Agreed. The less variance, the better. For something that might,
among other things, basically supplant `<form>` for programmatic
clients on the web, with the implied breadth of adoption, the #1
goal should be relentless simplicity.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/>
Received on Tuesday, 19 May 2009 19:59:01 UTC

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