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RE: Issue: SOURCE_PROPERTY_UNDERSPECIFIED

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 09:03:17 +0200
To: "Jason Crawford" <ccjason@us.ibm.com>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Jim Whitehead" <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>, "Webdav WG \(E-mail\)" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>, <w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCIEKLEKAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>
> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Jason Crawford
> Sent: Monday, May 27, 2002 5:32 PM
> To: Julian Reschke
> Cc: Jim Whitehead; Roy T. Fielding; Webdav WG (E-mail);
> w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Issue: SOURCE_PROPERTY_UNDERSPECIFIED
>
>
>
> It sounds like we're converging on a proposal that looks much
> like Julian's
> at the bottom of the following posting...
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-dist-auth/2001OctDec/0119.html
>
>
> I have one other proposal to make.  It's based on the above proposal, but
> adjusts it a bit so that we have room to
> add other structured data to the source tag later if we want.   It just
> creates a tag (sourcelabel) to envelop the optional? natural
> language description of the source.
>
>
>    <D:prop xmlns:D="DAV:" xmlns:F="http://www.foocorp.com/Project/">
>      <D:source-set>
>           <D:source xlink:href="http://foo.bar/src/main.c"
> xlink:role="UriDescribingTheRole">
>              <D:sourcelabel xml:lang="en">source file</D:sourcelabel>
>           </D:source>
>           <D:source xlink:href="http://foo.bar/src/main.lib"
> xlink:role="UriDescribingTheRole">
>              <D:sourcelabel xml:lang="en">library file</D:sourcelabel>
>           </D:source>
>           <D:source xlink:href="http://foo.bar/src/makefile"
> xlink:role="UriDescribingTheRole">
>              <D:sourcelabel xml:lang="en">makefile</D:sourcelabel>
>           </D:source>
>      </D:source-set>
>    </D:prop>

Fine with me.

1) Idea: maybe D:sourcelabel could be named more generically, such as:
D:displayname.

> Also please comment on how you'd express the situation where a single
> source URL has multiple roles.

2) That's something XLink (at least simple XLinks) do not handle. Do you
have a specific use case where it wouldn't be appropiate to simply repeat
the D:source element?

Julian
Received on Tuesday, 28 May 2002 03:03:53 GMT

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