[Cosmo-dev] Cosmo URL proposal
bcm at osafoundation.org
Wed Sep 20 09:04:03 PDT 2006
On 9/19/06, Jared Rhine <jared at wordzoo.com> wrote:
> * I agree with Brian's initial instinct that there should be a dedicated
> URL chosen where the alternate links can be retrieved via HTML, in
> *addition* to the web URL. Unless the Atom Service Document is going to
not sure what you were going to say here, but the service document is
in atom xml, not html.
> * So if the web URL serves up the Cosmo UI HTML, how does an iCal user
> go about getting the appropriate webcal URL? That is, if the Cosmo web
> URL serves up the Cosmo UI immediately instead of a "here's a list of
> options" page, then does it necessarily follow that we want/need a link
> inside the Cosmo UI which provides just such a list-of-available-URLs
yes i think it does.
web url => web ui html page including 1) alt links in the html head
and 2) hyperlinks in the html body
> * This design does not preclude any later "autoredirect" functionality
> being added to Cosmo or even outside Cosmo via a mashup (probably REST).
that is true.
> It does presume that any code that wants to lookup the proper URL can
> parse the HTML output, or at least hack a regexp up. That gives a lower
or process the atom service document at the resource's autodiscovery url.
> * What's the authentication model that's used on the Cosmo web URL?
> Tickets then basic auth, but no anonymous?
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