Re: [draft-nottingham-http-link-header-06] concerns about Link header

On Tue, 01 Sep 2009 09:07:27 +0200, Mark Nottingham <> wrote:
> I'm going to assume when you say "we", you are speaking from a Web  
> browser POV; either specifically as Opera, or generally from a HTML5  
> viewpoint. Please correct me if that isn't so.

Just Opera.

> As many others have pointed out, there are a large number of non-browser  
> uses for Link. There are also some use cases involving browsers, of  
> course.


> However, if HTML5 -- and by extension, browser vendors -- don't think it  
> important enough to support, by all means don't support it; I had  
> somewhat resigned myself to this earlier. When doing so, though, please  
> don't assume that because you don't find it useful, no one else will.


It would still be nice though if you addressed my points, e.g. as to why  
the Link header needs to support more complex scenarios than atom:link or  

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Wednesday, 9 September 2009 10:27:38 UTC