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Re: more 'file' suggestions for draft-hoffman-file-uri

From: Charles Lindsey <chl@clerew.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 12:35:30 +0100
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On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 22:01:31 -0700, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org> wrote:

> I think the query component should be ignored when dereferencing the
> resource, but dynamic content of a file may be able to access
> "the URI used to reference it", and take advantage of the
> query component in that way.

For example, on a unix system at least, the thing at the end of the <path>  
might turn out to be a pipe or a stream, and you were meant to pipe the  
query component into it in order to cause some effect, or so get some  
response back.

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