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Re: Status of RFC 1738 -- 'ftp' URI scheme

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 08:45:14 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=Oe4mpm3Xa6BmcO=DGMppxVR4rfsG+fJV1xrdo@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Cheney, Austin" <Austin.Cheney@travelocity.com>
Cc: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>, John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, URI <uri@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 2:51 AM, Cheney, Austin <
Austin.Cheney@travelocity.com> wrote:

In this the problem is confusion of verb versus adverb.  "Resolve" is a
> verb, an action, but I have not seen this word used in RFC 1738 or RFC
> 3986 to describe URL.  The word "resolution" is an adverb, which
> describes and is not an action.

This is whole thread is utterly silly, but seriously, "resolution" is what?!
I recommend a little remedial grammar study. Hint: the word you want begins
with "n".  The rest of the argument seems about as technically sound as its
grammatical basis.

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