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RE: Last Call: draft-nottingham-site-meta (Defining Well-Known URIs) / ISSUE-36 siteData-36

From: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 14:08:05 -0700
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <90C41DD21FB7C64BB94121FBBC2E72343784FE87EF@P3PW5EX1MB01.EX1.SECURESERVER.NET>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> Of Roy T. Fielding
> Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 1:18 PM
> I would prefer that as well.  In fact, I'd say that these
> "well-known" addresses should be limited to stuff that must be
> known before a regular resource access, such as robots and P3P,
> or are an efficiency replacement for regular access, like sitemap.

If we are going to give guidelines on when well-known are appropriate, we should also include cases when there is no specific resource to associate metadata with, such as site policy of location of site-wide services. The use of the root resource for these cases is abusive.

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