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Re: URI reference to a directory (what do you want to do?)

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 08:02:06 -0700
Message-ID: <3F520DEE.3040302@textuality.com>
To: Israel Viente <israel_viente@il.vio.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org, Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>

Israel Viente wrote:

>>What is it that you are trying to do?
> I'm participating in writing application note on file URLs for JDF in
> cip4.org.

I suggest that the application note should point out that file: URIs are 
in practice highly  and that nonportable there is little consistency 
between software implementations in how they're interprested.   It would 
be best to avoid using them to the extent possible. -Tim
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