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Re: 5.1.2 Request-URI

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 1996 07:36:25 -0700
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9604250736.aa20968@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> 5.1.2 says:
>              Request-URI    = "*" | absoluteURI | abs_path
> 
> The intent is to require a specific form of absoluteURI, but the syntax
> at 3.2.1:
>              absoluteURI    = scheme ":" *( uchar | reserved )
> allows something much broader.

The syntax is correct.  The intent is to allow any form of absolute URI.

> What can/should we say about "scheme"?

Nothing beyond what is already said.


 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056
    http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/
Received on Thursday, 25 April 1996 07:49:29 EDT

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