Re: Proposal to amend the httpRange-14 resolution

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 5:09 AM, David Booth <> wrote:
> The basic requirements behind issue-57 and the httpRange-14
> rework are:
>  1. There must be a standard, algorithmic way for a client,
>  given a target URI, to find the URI owner's implicit or
>  explicit *definition* for that URI.
>  2. The URI owner must be able to provide an arbitrarily
>  detailed definition (though not necessarily for a URI of
>  every possible syntactic form).
>  3. In the case where a URI owner has served a page with
>  no explicit URI definition, the algorithm must specify an
>  implicit definition (though possibly empty).

I just don't get this last requirement. Why is this necessary and how
can you define something if you don't know what it is? And what is an
empty definition, especially considering the OWA?


Received on Saturday, 31 March 2012 13:02:10 UTC