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Re: Possible erratum (issue 102)

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2007 17:53:59 +0900
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To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, public-iri@w3.org

At 07:24 05/03/06, Chris Lilley wrote:

>On Saturday, March 5, 2005, 12:13:40 PM, Martin wrote:

>MD> Here is one way to reorder the sentences in the paragraph.
>MD> Not sure yet that this is the best version, however.
>I agree this is clearer.
>MD>     Systems accepting IRIs MAY also deal with the printable characters in
>MD>     US-ASCII that are not allowed in URIs, namely "<", ">", '"', space,
>MD>     "{", "}", "|", "\", "^", and "`", in step 2 above. If these
>MD>     characters are found but are not converted, then the conversion
>MD>     SHOULD fail. Protocols and formats that have used earlier definitions
>MD>     of IRIs including these characters MAY require percent-encoding of
>MD>     these characters as a preprocessing step to extract the actual
>MD>     IRI from a given field. This preprocessing MAY also be used by
>MD>     applications allowing the user to enter an IRI. Please note that
>MD>     the number sign ("#"), the percent sign ("%"), and the square
>MD>     bracket characters ("[", "]") are not part of the above list
>MD>     and MUST NOT be converted.

I have adopted the above wording in the current draft.

I plan to close this issue unless there are further comments.

Regards,    Martin.

#-#-#  Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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