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Re: Updated Working Draft: Enabling Discovery Of Alternative Representations

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 06:11:34 -0700
Message-ID: <17563.59526.901415.10854@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: paul@activemath.org
Cc: raman@google.com, www-tag@w3.org


Paul, I believe you make a good point, and I'll add content at my
next round of edits to both cover the reminder you suggest, as
well as the http vary header that  we were  reminded of on
this thread.

Paul Libbrecht writes:
 > 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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-- T. V. Raman 
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