[whatwg] Feed autodiscovery draft may be resurrected
James M Snell
jasnell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 10:04:01 PST 2007
rel="service" tells us that the link is pointing to a description of
some kind of service api, e.g. an atompub service document.
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, James M Snell wrote:
>> As the note Anne points to indicates, there was simply zero interest on
>> the part of the Atompub WG to standardize autodiscovery.
> Good times.
>> FWIW, I still think it would be helpful -- not only for feeds but
> rel=feed is now part of HTML5, and defined in detail. Hopefully that'll
>> also for Atompub service documents.
>> For the latter, Lotus Connections began using "service" links. I know
>> that Windows Live Writer supports the service link and I believe there
>> are other implementations that support it.
>> <link rel="service" type="application/atomsvc+xml"
>> href="http://example.org/service.xml" />
> Huh, rel=service is a bit of an unfortunate (ambigious and vague) name.
> Could you elaborate on what it does?
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