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From: Jeff King <>
To: Eric Wong <>
Cc: Johannes Schindelin <>,
Subject: Re: Thank you for public-inbox!
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 04:19:45 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180830072049.dgsjn3537xzo6qcm@dcvr>

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 07:20:49AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:

> > At the very least, I think if we plan to reference without an http URL
> > that we would use something like URI-ish, like <mid:ABC@XYZ>. That gives
> > tools a better chance to say "OK, I know how to find message-ids"
> > (though I still think that it's much less helpful out of the box
> > compared to an http URL).
> That would be awesome if somelike like <mid:ABC@XYZ> could be a
> standard and adopted (likewise with <git:$object_id>).
> I haven't checked, but are there existing/similar RFCs?
> Surely somebody has tried to get <git:$object_id>
> adopted by now, right?

There's They even call it "mid:".  :)

I don't know of any git URI scheme, though it's similar in spirit to
magnet: links. Those are a bit verbose, though, because they're really a
meta-format for a bunch of different content-addressable schemes.


      reply	other threads:[~2018-08-30  8:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-27 14:25 Thank you for public-inbox! Johannes Schindelin
2018-08-27 17:31 ` Eric Wong
2018-08-29  5:07 ` Jeff King
2018-08-29 10:02   ` Eric Wong
2018-08-29 15:43     ` Andrei Rybak
2018-08-29 16:30       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-08-30  3:30     ` Jeff King
2018-08-30  3:56       ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-30  7:20         ` Eric Wong
2018-08-31  1:14           ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-31 11:01             ` Eric Wong
2018-08-30  7:20       ` Eric Wong
2018-08-30  8:19         ` Jeff King [this message]

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