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Re: Sub-typing Atom documents
On Jun 10, 2009, at 11:38 AM, James M Snell wrote:
-1... incorporating something like inline-depth=1 into the media
type would not be a good thing. The media type is intended to
describe the kind of document that's being passed around and not
specific details about the documents construction.
I also thought the media type parameter inline-depth as useful and
that would be nice to have specified as part of the inline I-D.
This reasoning is not very useful really.
When I say something like "application/atom
+xml;type=entry;profile=tree", what I'm saying is that the document
is potentially a hierarchical Atom entry but in order to determine
anything more about the document I have to retrieve and examine it
Just like type=entry says that the document contains a single Atom
entry element, and profile=cmis1.0 says that the element has certain
extensions, inline-depth=1 could say that the extension uses link in-
lining to a certain depth.
The problem really is that the meaning of inline-depth is not well-