[whatwg] Proposing URI Templates for WebForms 2.0
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 28 12:20:14 PDT 2008
On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Jerome Louvel wrote:
> Even though the URI template RFC is not finalized yet, we already have a
> complete support for it, on the server-side, in the Restlet framework.
> We happily use them for our URI-based routing and I think they add a lot
> of expressiveness while keeping a simple syntax. Usage example:
> They are also supported in WADL, the RESTful description language, and
> in the OpenSearch specification. Extending their usage to HTML forms
> sounds like a logical and useful step.
It seems to me like URI templates can be trivially done from script and
from the server side already; given the poor backwards-compatibility story
of URI templates, what do we gain from adding it to the language?
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