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Re: Archaic HTTP "From:" Header

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 19:33:51 +0200
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To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>, "public-webid@w3.org" <public-webid@w3.org>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
On 3 April 2013 19:18, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> All,
>
> I think the HTTP "From:" header [1] is now truly archaic circa. 2013. If
> the range of this particular predicate was a URI it would really aid our
> quest for a RWW.
>
> Suggestion:
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> As part of our RWW bootstrap effort, we could consider an "X-From:" header
> that basically takes a URI or Literal value.
>
> I think we can flesh this out across WebID and RWW via implementations
> before moving up to TAG and IETF.
>
> Mark: what do you think, anyway ? :-)
>

+1

This was brought up in the last year I think.

We can already use "from" ... it only says it *should* be a mailto: URI,
but maybe time to drop that


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