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Re: URI handling for Location

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 11:16:14 +0200
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ur0epcb164w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Tue, 07 Apr 2009 06:18:18 +0200, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> As discussed at the bar bof/informal liaison in SF, this seems to be  
> more of a URI issue; i.e., HTML and browser vendors need a named  
> construct ("dirty URI", "hypertext reference", etc.) for what goes into  
> the process, but from an HTTP perspective, this isn't evident.
> AIUI the follow-up will happen on the URI mailing list.

Allowing relative URIs hardly seems a "dirty URI" issue. As for the actual  
"dirty URI" issue, that isn't solved as long as HTTP keeps insisting the  
header takes an actual URI rather than such a "dirty URI".

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 7 April 2009 09:17:02 UTC

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