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

From: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 22:36:11 -0500
To: <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>
Cc: <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <04a501c72ee8$50a80ef0$2102fea9@Guides.local>

Marc Hadley wrote
> 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. 

Hey, that's what mailing lists are for, right? ;-)

> A few things that occur to me are: type information 
> (integer, boolean, enumerated value etc), default values, and 
> whether an empty value is permissible.

Thank you. That helps me clarify.

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-Mike Schinkel
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