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Re: Link: relation registry and 303

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 20:00:17 +0100
Message-ID: <4980AB41.2030509@gmx.de>
To: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>

Jonathan Rees wrote:
> ...
> 1. Anyone doing HTTP GETs is going to have to deal with 2xx for things
> that are not NDOOSes, since this happens in so many cases, e.g. XML
> namespaces.  To attempt to put this kind of semantics into 2xx is a
> lost cause.
> ...

Speaking of which, a GET on http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml redirects (301) 
to http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/, which returns application/xhtml+xml 
with a status 200.

So is a namespace an information resource? If yes, why can't a relation 
be an information resource as well?

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 28 January 2009 19:01:15 UTC

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