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Re: Review Comments for draft-nottingham-http-link-header-05

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 17:36:09 +0200
Message-ID: <49E8A1E9.9060303@gmx.de>
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@miscoranda.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Julian Reschke wrote:
> Sean B. Palmer wrote:
> ...
>> Overall I see the case that you're making for URIs, but it would be
>> great if this could be tempered with some prose that mitigates against
>> the inherent disadvantage of using URIs which Anne van K. has pointed
>> out.
> I happen to agree with that, see Point 2 in 
> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/2009JanMar/0223.html>.
>> ...
> ...

Turns out this was indeed addressed in this draft:

"Applications that don't merit a registered relation type may use an 
extension relation type, which is a URI [RFC3986] that uniquely 
identifies the relation type. Although the URI MAY point to a resource 
that contains a definition of the semantics of the relation type, 
clients SHOULD NOT access that resource to avoid overburdening its 
server." -- 

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 17 April 2009 15:36:58 UTC

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