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Re: "semantics" of URI

From: Daniel Brockman <daniel@brockman.nu>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 23:24:39 +0200
To: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030606212439.GB24538@teepee>

On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 11:42:07AM -0700, Larry Masinter wrote:
> "URI schemes should be defined such that the escaping of
>  unreserved characters does not change the resource identified."

The definitions of URI schemes mustn't concern themselves with URI
encoding details, just as they don't concern themselves with the
typefaces of printed URIs.  It's all just different ways of conveying
the same message; different syntaxes for the same semantic.

Daniel Brockman
Received on Friday, 6 June 2003 17:24:55 UTC

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