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Re: RFC2518 (WebDAV) / RFC2396 (URI) inconsistency

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 23:17:41 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200111300417.XAA03496@markbaker.ca>
To: fielding@ebuilt.com (Roy T. Fielding)
Cc: LMM@acm.org (Larry Masinter), duerst@w3.org ('Martin Duerst'), stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de ('Stefan Eissing'), w3c-dist-auth@w3.org ('WebDAV'), uri@w3.org
(sorry for the delay, I've been out of email range)

> > Interesting.  Just to clarify, what are you suggesting be changed?
> > That "foo:" be a valid absolute URI reference, or a valid relative
> > one?
> An absolute URI -- otherwise, the parsers would have to be changed.

Ok, thanks.

But I'd point out that "about:" appears to me to be designed to be
a relative URI; if IE supported "about:", it wouldn't pop up
Communicator's info screen, it would pop up one about IE.

That's not the case for "dav:", though.

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
Received on Thursday, 29 November 2001 23:19:19 UTC

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