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Re: ERB call on addressing



>But maybe the *browser* wants to control the navigation. Maybe it wants to
>build a table of contents by asking for all of the "head" elements. Maybe it
>wants to build a list of figures by looking for all of the "caption in 
>figure" elements. If it doesn't know the query language that the server
>supports, and the server has not set up explicit URLs in its own query 
>language, then the client must download everything and sort out what it needs 
>and doesn't need.

This is a very different problem to that of deterministic
addressing. Here, you are actually asking for a standard
tree query and transformation language to be supported by 
all servers.

I do not think that was the intent of the ERB proposal.


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