[uf-discuss] hAtom draft

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Dec 6 12:22:26 PST 2005

On Dec 6, 2005, at 3:59 AM, David Janes -- BlogMatrix wrote:
>>> However, what I'm trying to accomplish is to let "rel-bookmark"  
>>> provide byte comparable strings for providing "the best location  
>>> for this resource".
>> Like I said, the rules for transforming relative URIs to absolute  
>> ones are pretty well established, so any consumer should be able  
>> to take care of this for themselves. I think this is just a case  
>> where we need to optimize for the publisher over the consumer.
> I was reading a blog post yesterday about how much misery atom:base  
> and relative URIs are causing. Can't find it, ah well.

Tantek can tell you about about atom:base problems. :D

Anyway, for better or worse, we have relative URIs in [X]HTML. The  
problem of resolving them is bigger than hatom.

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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