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Re: Updated Working Draft: Enabling Discovery Of Alternative Representations

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 13:02:00 +0200
Message-ID: <449BCA28.8090305@activemath.org>
To: "T.V Raman" <raman@google.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
T.V Raman wrote:
>  > Which versions should a browser bookmark ?
> That depends on what the bookmarked URL is used for ...
>
> If the bookmark is *only* used as a bookmark and *only* in the
> context in which it was created,it is probably safe for the
> browser to remember the URL to which it was redirected. 
>
> But in most cases, it is better to remember the "canonical URI",
> i.e. the URL with minimal context encapsulated --- since that URI
> can be emailed, passed to other application contexts etc. This is
> also why I showed a 302 Redirect (content moved temporarily) in
> my example.
>   
Fully agreeing with this... would such a note not be the best place to 
recall or define such behaviour ?

paul

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