From: Jim Dabell (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Sep 07 2002 - 18:30:47 BST
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On Saturday 07 September 2002 4:17 pm, Simon Willison wrote:
> At 17:03 07/09/2002 +0000, Jim Dabell wrote:
> > > > What are the semantics for changing pages? Suppose you get a
> > > > pingback, and the referring page deletes the reference to you? Or
> > > > the site goes offline, never to come back?
> > >
> > > Ah, but Cool URIs Don't Change, remember?
> > > http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI.html
> >Ah, but this is the _real_ world, remember? ;)
> I really don't think we should address this problem. PingBack at the
> moment is a beautifully simple idea - the if we start adding stuff in to
> edit / update pingbacks it will get a lot more complicated.
Absolutely agreed, I was just wondering if anybody had thought of a sane
alternative to "just leave them in", or "check them periodically, and
delete the stale ones", or whether one method was intrinsically better than
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