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Re: HTTP 1.0&1.1 URL safe characters conflict with HTML?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 1996 19:16:39 -0800
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9602111916.aa14839@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> I recall having no end of problems with proxy servers that did 'too
> much' processing on the URLs. I wonder if it is possible to reference
> 1738 and 1808 rather than replicate but modify the information
> contained therein.

Nope -- it would only be possible if the updates to those RFCs were
to define URI syntax and not just URL syntax.  We do include plenty
of references to those RFCs.

.....Roy
Received on Sunday, 11 February 1996 19:23:15 EST

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