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Re: Requiring http/https

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2007 17:20:43 +0100
To: "Alex Milowski" <alex@milowski.org>
Cc: "XProc WG" <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bodgipfl0.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Alex Milowski writes:

> We need to deleted dynamic error XC0021.
>
> http://www.w3.org/XML/XProc/docs/langspec.html#err.C0021
>
> We can't require https because some implementations may not support
> encryption but we shouldn't require it to be http/https if an implementation
> can support another scheme (e.g. a GET request on a "file" scheme).

Hmm.  I agree we should make https support implementation-defined, but
I'm not sure about allowing 'file'. . .  All the options and so
much of the syntax of c:http-request and c:http-response is geared to
managing headers and encoding and so on.  What's the use case that
p:load doesn't address?

ht
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