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Re: iphone urls

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 05:35:13 -0400
Message-ID: <29af5e2d0810020235laf8564ck17539cf5bf75f74e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: "Stefan Eissing" <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, "W3C TAG" <www-tag@w3.org>, "HTTP Group Working" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
The alternative in this case would be better IPC on the iphone. My read is
that the twitterific "scheme" isn't something one would use to publish on
the web. Rather it's a way to hook things on the iphone so that one
application can easily call a service that another application publishes.
The "other" application creates an openURL handler, part of it's own
application, which apparently makes the "scheme"  globally accessible.
-Alan

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 5:04 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:

>
> Interesting. It would be useful to educate users as to why using URI
> schemes like this isn't a good idea, and illustrate the alternatives
> (namely, media types). I.e.,
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> If only we had some sort of technical architecture... board or panel (or
> even group!) to help document these things for the Web...
>
> Seriously, though. Looking through the TAGs findings, I think most of the
> relevant documents are too dense to be useful to developers like this.
>
> How about a "So You Want to Create a URI Scheme" guide, with practical
> advice about when it's a good idea and when it's not, examples, trade-offs,
> caveats, and details of what this means in *existing* code?
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> On 02/10/2008, at 6:02 PM, Stefan Eissing wrote:
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>> Gentlemen,
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>> load your guns. application uri schemes and posts on GET on the iPhone:
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>> http://furbo.org/2008/10/01/redacted/
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>> //Stefan
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> Mark Nottingham       mnot@yahoo-inc.com
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