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Re: Beyond CURIEs

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 15:59:32 -0700
Message-Id: <B83A3876-E220-4361-8755-2BD05022ADE2@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>, Joe Gregorio <joe.gregorio@gmail.com>, www-tag@w3.org
To: Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>

It's the use case closes to CURIEs; using it as pure syntactic  
shortcut / abbreviation.


On 2006/06/07, at 3:17 PM, Marc Hadley wrote:

>
> I'm with you on 1-3, not sure about 4 - can you elaborate on your  
> use case for that.
>
> Marc.
>
> On Jun 7, 2006, at 5:39 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>
>> Cool. I'd think such a beast might contain;
>>
>> 1) a syntax spec, with BNF
>>
>> 2) interpolation rules
>>
>> 3) an identifier for the resulting type
>>
>> 4) rules (a la xmlns:) for obtaining values from XML context; e.g.
>>
>> <foo xmlns:url="http://www.w3.org/..."
>>  url:host="www.example.org" url:dir="home">
>>    <bar href="http://{host}/{dir}/whatever.html"></bar>
>> </foo>
>>
>> (as long as it's clear that XML context is only *one* source among  
>> many)
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>
>>
>> On 2006/06/07, at 2:19 PM, Marc Hadley wrote:
>>
>>> On Jun 7, 2006, at 5:11 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>>>> Seems like everybody is using roughly the same name for it,  
>>>> then. Time for a mini-spec?
>>>>
>>>
>>> I could take a first crack at a mini-spec, I was going to write  
>>> up something to introduce a shorthand notation for WADL anyway.
>>>
>>> Marc.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 2006/06/07, at 12:04 PM, David Orchard wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I used URI Template in a recent proposal to the reliable  
>>>>> messaging tc.
>>>>>
>>>>> Dave
>>>>>
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]  
>>>>>> On Behalf
>>>>> Of
>>>>>> Joe Gregorio
>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2006 12:03 PM
>>>>>> To: Mark Nottingham
>>>>>> Cc: www-tag@w3.org; Marc Hadley
>>>>>> Subject: Re: Beyond CURIEs
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 6/2/06, Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> The only thing I'm missing is a zippy name...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Obviously I'm partial to 'URI Templates' which is what I
>>>>>> used in my xml.com article. DeWitt Clinton uses 'URL Template'
>>>>>> in the OpenSearch documentation[1].
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'll make no representation as to the presence or absence of  
>>>>>> 'zip' :)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    -joe
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [1] http://opensearch.a9.com/spec/1.1/querysyntax/#urltag
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Joe Gregorio        http://bitworking.org
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Mark Nottingham
>>>> mnot@yahoo-inc.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> ---
>>> Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com>
>>> Business Alliances, CTO Office, Sun Microsystems.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Mark Nottingham
>> mnot@yahoo-inc.com
>>
>>
>>
>
> ---
> Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com>
> Business Alliances, CTO Office, Sun Microsystems.
>
>
>
>

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Mark Nottingham
mnot@yahoo-inc.com
Received on Wednesday, 7 June 2006 23:00:34 GMT

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