Re: Discovering service descriptions

On Aug 11, 2009, at 10:46 AM, Kendall Clark wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Gregory Williams< 
> > wrote:
>> Without conneg, would this prevent providing a query form at the  
>> service
>> uri?
> Yes.
> I didn't realize people were doing that: *ick*;
> The problem with the proposed use of conneg is that, as spec'd, conneg
> is not a way to get a representation of a different resource (query
> form versus svc desc), it's a way to get a diff representation of the
> *same* resource... so an HTML form or an RDF form... Or an HTML
> version of the svc desc or an RDF version. But using conneg to return
> an HTML form or a svc desc is an abuse of conneg.

Well, ideally I'd like to see a description of the service when I load  
the service URI (bonus points for encoding this in RDFa), but is it an  
abuse of conneg to *also* provide a query FORM on the HTML version?


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