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Re: percent-encoding in tel URIs

From: Clive D.W. Feather <clive@demon.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 14:32:34 +0100
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080630133233.GO45239@finch-staff-1.thus.net>

Frank Ellermann said:
>> In other contexts, I've assumed that # was meant to be encoded.
> If that does the trick it could be simple enough for an erratum.

I think it suffices.

> Maybe there are other problems in the syntax, I didn't check it.

I don't recall any others from a quick look-through.

>> The tel URI scheme is using <opaque_part> rather than any form
>> with an <authority>.
> Yes, my simplification was the general idea, no authority as in
> "mailto", or optional as in "xmpp" is fine.  The rest still has
> to match the general syntax.


>> "?" does *NOT* start a query, it is an uninterpreted character.
> In the general syntax it starts a query, for URI schemes without
> query "?" cannot be used as is before the fragment (if there is
> a fragment).  

Apologies; I was reading 2396 and hadn't realized this had changed.

In particular, this is a semantic change that isn't called out in 3986
appendix D.

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