Re: [apps-discuss] APPSDIR review of draft-gregorio-uritemplate-07

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Thu, 08 December 2011 12:36 UTC

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I'll take that on board, thanks.

On 08/12/2011, at 10:23 PM, t.petch wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
> To: "Jiankang YAO" <yaojk@cnnic.cn>
> Cc: <draft-gregorio-uritemplate.all@tools.ietf.org>rg>; "IETF Apps Discuss"
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> Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] APPSDIR review of draft-gregorio-uritemplate-07
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>>> 4)There is a lot of "A URI Template" in section 1, but there is no precise
> definition of "URI Template" in section 1. The definition seems to appear on
> section 2.
>>>> Comments: If the readers can understand it clearly, the definition should
> appear first.
>>> 
>>> ==>Could you make a concrete proposal here?
>>> 
>>> what is "URI Template" should be defined in section 1.
>>> there is no precise or clear definition of "URI Template" in section 1.
>> 
>> I was hoping for something more substantial. Let me take another look at it...
> 
> I agree that section 1 is a little weak but think the Abstract gets it (almost)
> right.
> 
> "   A URI Template is a compact sequence of characters for describing a
>   range of Uniform Resource Identifiers through variable expansion."
> 
> I would prefer
> "  A URI Template is a compact sequence of characters which describes a
>   range of Uniform Resource Identifiers through variable expansion."
> 
> and I would put that as section 1 first sentence, perhaps adding
> 
> "... A URI Template is not per se a URI but rather a potential URI in which
> certain parts have been replaced by operators and variable names; the operators
> have
> been chosen to facilitate the construction of URIs, allowing the ready
> generation
> of such as name=value, or just value, in paths, queries and fragments, both of
> single values or of lists of values."
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>> Regards,
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