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Re: [whatwg] URL standard: Query string parsing; host parsing

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:43:36 +0100
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Message-ID: <37o1k8he8rl29o5mu4phic1oqbi70b9e19@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
* Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>On 3/13/13 4:23 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Under RFC 3986, it would resolve to
>>
>>    jar:http://example.com/Bar.class
>
>If you assume that this is a hierarchical scheme and that the hierarchy 
>is in some particular place, no?  Why is that assumption being made?

Turning relative references into absolute ones is a generic operation
that works the same for all schemes, as far as RFC 1808 (published in
1995) and its successors are concerned.
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