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Re: URI comparison (was Re: minutes of 2008-10-08 telecon)

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 08:01:37 -0400 (EDT)
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
cc: Raphaël Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0810150758460.20032@ubzre.j3.bet>

On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

>>> Finally, you said that http://example.com/what#date=1234/test (is it a
>>> valid URI?) is not different than http://example.com/what#date=5678/test ?
>>> Because they point to the same resource?
>>
>> In that case, the resource is the same http://example.com/what, you are just
>> addressing different fragments of the same resource, and not two different
>> resources, like in the first two examples.
>
> Because the # is not valid anywhere beyond the user agent - certainly
> web proxies and origin servers are supposed to drop them if they ever
> get there.

At the addressing level, they exists, but it's just that fragments are 
not sent in HTTP requests.

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         ~~Yves
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