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Re: HTTP URI in the form of "http://example.com?query"

From: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 00:50:28 -0700
Message-ID: <CAP+FsNe9oZQPxS-8rhz=MYiLj8aceKFTCJow4wrRnXDrrgdzww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
A search for regular expression (or synonym) and url will bring up numerous
examples which would be broken by this change.
It is certainly not every one, but numerous, nonetheless.

Here is one example:
http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/other/8-regular-expressions-you-should-know/
-=R


On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 12:43 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>wrote:

> On 2013-06-04 09:33, Roberto Peon wrote:
>
>> It seems less likely to be parsed correctly without the slash-- I know
>> of many regexps which will fail to correctly parse the example above.
>> -=R
>> ...
>>
>
> There's even a regexp in RFC 3986; everybody using that already accepts
> that format.
>
> That being said: what exactly is the breakage? Can you give a concrete
> example?
>
> Best regards, Julian
>
Received on Tuesday, 4 June 2013 07:56:41 UTC

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