[webfinger] New WebFinger Draft posted

"Paul E. Jones" <paulej@packetizer.com> Fri, 09 August 2013 16:17 UTC

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Subject: [webfinger] New WebFinger Draft posted
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As we're trying to bring the WebFinger spec to a close, we published a new
version -17 with some changes the WG might want to consider.

Draft is:

Those changes are:

- Section 2, added a new last paragraph to explain what URI syntax we use in
- Corrected error in section 3.2 ("Host:" line in example and quotes around
- We remove the words "absolute URI" since it's really redundant
- Added "query target" to 4.5 for clarity
- Introduced a new section 8 that describes "WebFinger" applications.  This
is a major new addition.
- Added a new section 10.3 and 10.4 to address registration of link relation
types and properties.  Link relations types already have a registry and we
refer to existing procedures.  WebFinger properties did not have a registry,
so we define one, primarily for the purpose of helping people avoid creating
redundant definitions.

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