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Re: URI and IRI Templating (What did I get myself into?)

From: Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2007 14:08:22 -0500
To: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>
Cc: "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>, "'Joe Gregorio'" <joe@bitworking.org>, uri@w3.org
Message-id: <47D2FBA4-AAD5-428F-AE43-45D4450D8216@Sun.COM>
On Dec 26, 2006, at 5:17 PM, Mike Schinkel wrote:

> Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Your proposal puts the encoding information into the variable name.
>> That's one option, but I'm reluctant to encourage putting
>> this kind of thing in there, as it encourages URI Templates
>> to become URI Schemas, and they'll quickly become unreadable.
>> Encoding is by no means the last thing we'll want to
>> associate with a particular variable.
> Do you mind listing off what you are thinking of in terms of other  
> things to
> associate?
PMFJI. A few things that occur to me are: type information (integer,  
boolean, enumerated value etc), default values, and whether an empty  
value is permissible.


Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com>
CTO Office, Sun Microsystems.

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