[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: Link toString method

From: Sergey Beryozkin <>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:02:58 +0000

On 14/02/13 13:57, Santiago Pericas-Geertsen wrote:
> On Feb 14, 2013, at 6:01 AM, Sergey Beryozkin<> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The documentation for Link.toString says all parameter values have to be quoted, while RFC 5988 allows for some of them, like 'rel' and 'type' have no quotes,
>> I don't mind much whether Link.toString() quotes all parameter values or not, but would to clarify if it is expected indeed as one might imagine some of Link consumers failing to read say a quoted 'rel' value...
> I'm not sure I follow. Shouldn't a consumer of this grammar support both quoted and unquoted flavors to be compliant?

Sure, response from Julian made it clear to me.
Let me ask this next:

I guess Link.Builder should be able to get "<http://bar>;rel=next" and
produce Link.

Do we need to worry about Link.toString() producing a slightly different



Cheers. Sergey

> -- Santiago