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Re: Call for proposals to amend the "httpRange-14 resolution"

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:53:43 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <1331830423.2906.35781.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 14:28 -0500, David Booth wrote:
> I find the document at 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/uddp-20120229/ 
> to be hard to read, overly broad, unproductively pedantic and
> unnecessarily entangling philosophical questions with simple matters of
> protocol design.
> As an alternate proposal, I have started a significantly simplified
> document on the W3C wiki at
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/UriDefinitionDiscoveryProtocol 

Any other comments or suggestions, before I submit this?  Notably this

 - describes an explicit protocol for obtaining a URI owner's URI
definition, based on existing practice;

 - focuses on the mechanics of conveying a URI definition, and leaves
the meaning of that definition out of scope; and

 - focuses specifically on "http" (and "https") URIs, because this is
the case that is most relevant to practitioners and the case the
httpRange-14 addressed.

David Booth, Ph.D.

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