Folks: Notice the change made back at Yadis Specification draft
david at sixapart.com
Wed Apr 5 03:12:38 UTC 2006
So it looks like the spec is correct, it only refers to X-XRDS-
Location. Don't remember the exact reasoning why XRDS was chosen
over YADIS, guess to be more general, but no reason to change it
now. Just need to make sure all implementations use X-XRDS-Location
and we're good. Sorry for the confusion.
On Apr 4, 2006, at 7:22 PM, Joaquin Miller wrote:
>> This is either a bug in the spec or in the implementations. Only
>> one of X-YADIS-Location and X-XRDS-Location should be used, both
>> should not be included as part of the spec. I believe the spec
>> should refer to X-YADIS-Location and that is the one that should
>> be used.
> I apologize if my message was not clear. The spec is quite clear
> and does not give any options. The relevant text is at 6.2.6.
> This is unchanged since Version 0.91.
> Saying it is courteous to look for X-YADIS-Location (or X-Yadis-
> Location), i had in mind both Postel's law and a relaxed attitude
> while implementations may be still in progress. There are
> certainly good argument for being strict in what you accept. So
> i'll back off a bit if others want to consider implementations that
> use X-YADIS-Location to have a bug. I back of to this: I only
> meant it is courteous to work for a while at least with an
> implementation that has a bug.
> Cordially, Joaquin
>> Here is a message from one of your fellow implementors. They were
>> having successful tests (that is: things weren't working).
>> Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 09:28:25 -0700
>> To: "Johannes Ernst" <jernst at netmesh.us>
>> Cc: ... Joaquin Miller <joaquin at netmesh.us>
>> Quick update. The spec says to have a header with X-XRDS-Location
>> but all of the implementations look for X-YADIS-Location.
>> Once we made the change all is working.
>> So remember, folks: It is courteous to look for X-YADIS-Location,
>> but, as we like to write using all caps:
>> Implementations MUST look for X-XRDS-Location.
>> Cordially, Joaquin
>> (p.s. The Caps Cops remind us: You can even look for X-Yadis-
>> Location, if you want.)
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