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Re: grammar fix for path

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 18:35:23 +0100
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To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>
Cc: uri@w3.org

At 16:52 01/04/04 -0800, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

>On Thursday, March 25, 2004, at 10:38  PM, Mike Brown wrote:
>>All but one of my test cases for a regex-based parser are passing with 
>>the new
>>grammar, using trailing '?'s instead of the weird path-empty expression.
>>The URI reference '::' (without the quotes): permitted or not?
>>It was permitted in the previous drafts, but maybe that was an oversight?
>It was not permitted by RFC 2396.  I don't think it would be consistently
>interpreted in practice, so I prefer making it invalid.

Currently, my tests show that as a valid relative URI, but I haven't yet 
updated to the very latest proposed syntax.


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