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Subject: Re: [xri] Delegation Terminology / Linked XRD

On Jul 3, 2009, at 5:11 PM, Eran Hammer-Lahav wrote:

>> Well there is a precedence.  Even though a XRD-linked XRD shares the
>> semantics as one linked from an HTTP header, we can't ignore the fact
>> that <Link> elements do in fact have a priority.  I remember that  
>> specifically stated that determining which one of multiple  
>> describedby
>> links should be used was application specific.  And that seems to  
>> make
>> sense because there is no good deterministic way to order them.  We
>> can order <Link> elements though, so it makes sense to respect their
>> order.
> I agree that Link priority must take precedence but that's the easy  
> case. What happens when all priorities are equal.

If a linked XRD is really just another linked resource, then the spec  
instructs consuming applications to choose randomly.

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