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Re: Feedback on the ping="" attribute (ISSUE-1)

From: Adam van den Hoven <adam.vandenhoven@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 08:22:27 -0800
Message-Id: <3941AE7F-B04D-49F5-93DC-3DAC396583D0@gmail.com>
To: HTML WG List <public-html@w3.org>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 8-Nov-07, at 12:02 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> ...
>> I agree that a new method would be better. I'm not sure it is a  
>> feasible solution, though, given the high cost (in terms of spec  
>> development and server development and deployment) of a new method.  
>> We can't just invent a new method; not withstanding that we'd get  
>> quickly stoned, we'd also not soon be able to implement it server  
>> side (e.g. in Apache).
>> ...
> I'm not going to say that a new method is needed (a I still think  
> GET is fine). But I also think that you're overestimating the cost  
> of introducing new methods. For this purpose, analyzing the log file  
> would be completely sufficient, right?

Actually its only in the simplest of implementations that log analysis  
is fine. We use a commercial analytics system and it does a LOT more  
than simply analyse he log.

> BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 8 November 2007 16:26:25 UTC

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