[whatwg] Feed autodiscovery draft may be resurrected
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Nov 5 10:54:07 PST 2007
On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, James M Snell wrote:
> Just as an example, Windows Live Writer uses the service link to
> discover the location of the Atompub service document; which it then
> uses to configure itself to interact with one or more Atompub
> For instance, in IBM's internal blogging environment, any employee can
> have one or more blogs. When they use WLW, rather than manually
> configuring the client for each individual blog, they can simply point
> WLW to what we call the "dashboard" at http://blogs.tap.ibm.com/weblogs.
> WLW will get that page, look for the service link, get the service
> document, and automatically pull out the blogs that user can edit.
Ok, but how does it know that it's an Atompub service document, as opposed
to a FooBar service API? Is the "type" attribute required, or...? (And if
so, does this mean that you can only have one type per api, and one api
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