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Re: [RSS-DEV] Poll/vote proposal: YahooGroups / RSS 1.0 namespace PURL -> w3.org

From: Kevin A. Burton <burton@openprivacy.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 22:28:16 -0500 (EST)
To: rss-dev@yahoogroups.com
Cc: <em@w3.org>, <www-archive@w3.org>, <libby.miller@bristol.ac.uk>
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Dan Brickley <daniel.brickley@bristol.ac.uk> writes:

> RSS 1.0 WG,
> 
> The Yahoogroups web service, to which the PURL for the RSS 1.0 namespace URI,
> http://purl.org/rss/1.0/ currently redirects, now requires cookies.  This
> makes it tricky for the XHTML/RDDL/RDFSchema document at that URI to be
> dereferenced by automated tools.

What are the problems that automated tools are having?

I just tried from 'wget' and I get an infinite redirect.  Mozilla does not seem
to exhibit this.

> I copy below a quick sanity-check exchange w/ Rael. I have mirrored our
> namespace document at w3.org so that it is accessible without cookies.

+1

> I propose that we reconfigure the PURL server to point to this URI instead of
> to yahoogroups, at least for the main RSS 1.0 URI. I'll propose a poll to that
> effect once we've had time to discuss any possible complications or
> alternatives. If the poll is positive, we can take it to a WG vote.

Ok... either that or we can move forward if we don't get any -1s.

> http://www.w3.org/2002/01/rss/rss1_namespace
<snip/>

Thanks for working on this!

Kevin

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