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Re: Another try at HTTP binding

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2003 00:49:23 -0500
To: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Cc: Web Services Description <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20031219004923.J7952@www.markbaker.ca>

On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 09:28:39AM -0800, Jonathan Marsh wrote:
> The three issues against this proposal noted in today's telcon are:
> 1) Is it good practice to extract part of your content to parameterize
> your URI?

IMO, no.

>  If not, what is the best way?

Invoke GET on the URI to retrieve a document, and include in that
a declaration of how the URI can be parameterized.  This is what forms
are for (well, "GET forms" anyhow); see XForms[1] or RDF Forms[2].

 [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms/
 [2] http://www.markbaker.ca/2003/05/RDF-Forms/

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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