Re: Request to register "identifier" relation type

Herbert Van de Sompel <hvdsomp@gmail.com> Sat, 05 August 2017 07:38 UTC

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Subject: Re: Request to register "identifier" relation type
From: Herbert Van de Sompel <hvdsomp@gmail.com>
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On Aug 5, 2017, at 06:20, Peter Williams <pezra@barelyenough.org>; wrote:
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>> On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 9:05 AM, Herbert Van de Sompel <hvdsomp@gmail.com>; wrote:
>> ... 
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>> * Description: A link with the "identifier" relation type indicates that the link target is preferred over the link context for the purpose of referencing.
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>> ...
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> How does `identifier` differ from `canonical` ("Designates the preferred version of a resource" -- https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6596)?
> 

The answer is in the I-D and in a blog post that is referenced in the I-D. Please have a look. 

Cheers

Herbert

> Cheers,
> Peter
>