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From James M Snell <jasn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Modeling Collections of Collections
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2007 18:23:24 GMT
Yep... the point I was going for was that nesting app:collection within
application specific extensions generally ties that solution to that
application.  I am very much in favor of coming up with more
generalizable solutions, introducing as few vendor or app specific
extensions as possible.

The rel attribute idea is very interesting and would probably work well.
 I like it :-)

- James

Brian Moseley wrote:
> On 9/25/07, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
>> No, but that's a very application specific thing to do; if you're sure
>> others will be able to figure out what you're doing, then it's fine.
> so is nesting a collection inside an entry. either way, the writer of
> a client will have to be told that the feed includes something
> non-standard. dan's suggestion makes it explicit.
> dan, what about a rel or name attribute on the collections to
> distinguish them apart?
> <atom:entry>
> ...
> <app:collection rel="purchaseOrders" .../>
> <app:collection rel="contacts" .../
> </atom:entry>

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