[Esip-discovery] RFC ready for internal review by Nov. 9

Aleksandar Jelenak aleksandar.jelenak at noaa.gov
Thu Oct 11 12:42:24 EDT 2012

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Lynnes, Christopher S. (GSFC-6102)
<christopher.s.lynnes at nasa.gov> wrote:
> (4) Now we can't put simply the version attribute in that root element,
> because the version would be misconstrued as an Atom version.
> But we could follow the XSLT model with the following in the Atom response:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <feed xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"
>        xmlns:opensearch="http://a9.com/-/spec/opensearch/1.1/"
>        xmlns:esipdiscovery="http://commons.esipfed.org/ns/discovery/1.2/"
>        esipdiscovery:version="1.2">
> </feed>
> This DOES produce an XPath result for feed/@esipdiscovery:version.  So now
> the clients are happy.
> WHat do you all think about adding this version to the Atom response along
> with our namespace-based version string?

I support this as a compromise. It is vital in my opinion to have a
version identifier in the namespace URI.


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