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Re: file: URIs without host

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 08:43:05 -0500
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
Message-Id: <1191505385.16975.553.camel@pav>

On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 14:34 +0100, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
[...]
> ====
> 
> Jena's RDF/XML side:
> 
> However, a use case for such file URIs would be that we wish to create a 
> zip file including a complete application, which includes references to 
> data in the zip. When we unzip we want the references to work, 
> independent of both the machine or the directory.

That case is why we have relative URI references; drop the scheme
altogether if you want to refer to "nearby" things.

If that won't work in this case, could you elaborate on why not?

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 4 October 2007 13:42:42 GMT

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