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Re: update RFC 2396

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 06 May 2002 22:58:05 +0100
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To: <LMM@acm.org>, <uri@w3.org>
At 22:08 30/04/2002 -0700, Larry Masinter wrote:
>I'm getting some pressure to update RFC 2396, if only
>to incorporate RFC 2732 (the IPv6 modifications) and
>related errata. (Well, to be honest, I'm getting pressure
>to update RFC 2732, but I'd rather just incorporate the
>change in an updated 2396).
>We'd recycle it at Draft Standard, wait 6 months, and
>then go for Standard. I think it's about time URI went
>to Standard anyway.
>Of course, I don't think it will be possible to avoid
>dealing with the URI/URL/URN issue while we're at it,
>but it seems inevitable, and we might as well start now.

Would there be an opportunity to introduce a URI form, similar to a same 
document reference, but which is in fact a URI reference and whose 
interpretation is modified by xml:base.

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