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 >> LRDD >> 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.