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Re: NEW ISSUE: http URLvs Request-URI, was: 3.2.2 issue

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 17:50:20 -0800
Message-Id: <F333890B-1B37-4DD9-938C-0E757E463A1D@gbiv.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Jan 23, 2007, at 3:44 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Here's a proposed replacement text:
> "The semantics are that the identified resource is located at the  
> server listening for TCP connections on that port of that host, and  
> the Request-URI for the resource is abs_path plus the optional  
> query parameter (Section 5.1.2)."

I would replace it with two sentences that explain how the URI
is used in HTTP messages, first for proxies and then for origin servers.
It really isn't necessary to talk about semantics, identifying, or
even the resource in this context.

Received on Wednesday, 24 January 2007 01:50:35 UTC

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