proposal for capabilities lookup

Grant Monroe grant at
Thu Nov 17 16:56:47 PST 2005

On 11/17/05, Ernst Johannes < at> wrote:
> On Nov 17, 2005, at 14:01, Dag Arneson wrote:
> > I'd like to suggest using 'X-YADIS' as the header field for the
> > capabilities document.

> And those of us who think that this "j-meta" lookup is a much more
> general thing that just something relating to identity. (see Mart's
> comment on the Talk:Open_Issues page in the wiki)

Perhaps X-YADIS is too specific, but X-Meta definitely seems too
generic. Perhaps something like X-XRID could be used. That way it is
clear what you will get from retrieving the resource specified in the
headers value.

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