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RE: Feature names: Typo in example

From: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 16:55:59 +0200
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Breitschwerdt, Christian, VF-Group" <christian.breitschwerdt@vodafone.com>
Message-ID: <FAA1D89C5BAF1142A74AF116630A9F2C0A26ED8FA5@OBEEX01.obe.access-company.com>
Hi Marcos,

Your proposal is generally ok me, feature name is just IRI.
I have, however, 2 arguments to change your proposal a bit:
1. "API:" may be misunderstood, so let's use e.g. "http:" or "ftp:" or anything else what is universally known (and hierarchical at the same time) now.
2. To satisfy the comments from Christian, I would add at least one slash in the IRI, e.g.
As you know in BONDI (just informatively now) we went further and the query part of the IRI is used for versioning of the APIs as in http://bondi.omtp.org/1.0/apis/BONDI_Interface_Patterns_v1.0.html#versioning.
I do not want to discuss versioning here, but I just would like to vote for a slash in the IRI example, to show that IRI is more powerful than just to be used as a string (I mean hierarchy etc. and slash may just help here).

What do you think?


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-----Original Message-----
From: Marcos Caceres [mailto:marcosc@opera.com]
Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 4:44 PM
To: Marcin Hanclik
Cc: public-webapps; Breitschwerdt, Christian, VF-Group
Subject: Re: Feature names: Typo in example

Hi Marcin,

On 5/29/09 4:26 PM, Marcin Hanclik wrote:
> Hi Marcos,
> The following typo has been found by BONDI contributors.
> The example in http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#the-feature-element now specified as:
> <widget xmlns="http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets">
>     <feature name="http://example.org/api.geolocation"
>              required="false"/>
> </widget>
> should read:
> <widget xmlns="http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets">
>     <feature name="http://example.org/api/geolocation"
>              required="false"/>
> </widget>
> to follow the convention contributed by BONDI.
> The api.geolocation shall be changed to api/geolocation.
> I/we hope it can be fixed soon.

That is not an error; it's on purpose. It's just showing that it's just
a URI that can be structured in any way so long as it is valid. It also
deliberately non-conforming to the stylistic decisions of BONDI. It's
just an example. If anything, I should change the example to:

<feature name="API:example.org.geolocation"


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