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Re: semantic equivalence of delimiters in URIs

From: William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 01:27:48 -0500
Message-ID: <4C1F0664.5050000@rowe-clan.net>
To: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 6/19/2010 1:39 PM, Henrik Nordström wrote:
> tor 2010-06-17 klockan 02:33 -0500 skrev William A. Rowe Jr.:
> 
>> "An empty abs_path is equivalent to an abs_path of "/"."
>>
>> Now if you aren't asking about http:, but another scheme, the question can
>> get muddy really fast.
> 
> And it's muddy even for HTTP where an empty abs-path can also mean "*".

No, "*" has a specific meaning, which is distinct from "" / "/", as described
under OPTIONS.
Received on Monday, 21 June 2010 06:28:27 GMT

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