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Re: RFC2396bis, qualified, a nit

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@apache.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 22:37:28 -0800
Cc: <uri@w3.org>
To: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Message-Id: <F0A5E0CC-4A1D-11D7-BD36-000393753936@apache.org>

> I think the syntax production 'qualified' is ambiguous (i.e. permits 
> more than one parse tree for some valid values).

Yep.  Theoretically speaking it matches the way BIND works, but I agree
that it is better for parsers as

>    qualified     = *( "." domainlabel ) [ "." toplabel "." ]

Added to the list as 038-qualified.  Thanks.

> Looking at this raises another test case for consideration
>   http://example.123./aaa/bbb#ccc
> is this a relative URI or an invalid URI?  I think the syntax says 
> it's relative.

How could that be?  It begins with a scheme name, and therefore can't
be relative.  It is invalid.

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