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Re: Update on resource descriptor discovery work

From: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 09:27:43 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTinBsY7WcpXFfRYfcePIzdE0xGk9zKA3macsgwJc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
(Remove cc: <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, which I don't read)

Thanks for keeping us up to date, Eran. I'll look at the latest LRDD.
I'm preparing a memo on the new RFCs to help introduce them to the
linked data community and explain their potential uses (TAG
ACTION-363). There may be followon coordination work, if that
community (or should I say: one or more clients and one or more
servers) decides to make use of the new mechanisms.


On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 2:44 AM, Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com> wrote:
> Just a quick update on the status of the various parts of the discovery work presented at the last IETF Apps meeting:
> - What started as site-meta and changed into Well-known URIs is now RFC 5785 [1].
> - Web Linking [2] was approved for RFC publication with a new registry for link relation types.
> - XRD 1.0 [3] is moving to Committee Standard next week (OASIS).
> - host-meta [4] is under review by the Apps area director and pending IETF last call.
> - New draft available for LRDD [5], incorporating all the feedback received (mostly editorial), and hopefully ready for last-call in a week.
> - First draft for 'acct' URI for accounts (as used by the WebFinger protocol [6]) is due shortly.
> I'm starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel... :-)
> If you care about any of this, it is critical to review the host-meta [4] and LRDD [5] documents. They are both short and include plenty of detailed examples. Feedback would be greatly appreciated on the Apps Discuss list.
> [1] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5785
> [2] http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-http-link-header
> [3] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/37692/xrd-1.0-wd16.html
> [4] http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hammer-hostmeta
> [5] http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hammer-discovery
> [6] http://hueniverse.com/2009/09/implementing-webfinger/
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