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Re: href element interpretation

From: <jamsden@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 13:09:04 -0400
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <85256803.005E24A1.00@d54mta03.raleigh.ibm.com>

I think the spec silent about this, and the clients are free to interpert the
relative URLs as they wish. Your suggestion is a most reasonable

Tim_Ellison@oti.com (Tim Ellison OTT) on 10/07/99 11:51:04 AM

To:   w3c-dist-auth@w3.org (w3c-dist-auth)

Subject:  href element interpretation

Please can someone confirm that when a server responds with an <href>
element (RFC2518 section 12.3) containing a relative URI, the base URI will
always be the retrieval URI (RFC 2396 section 5.1.3) (i.e. the Request-URI).

All the examples in RFC2518 seem to return absolute-URIs.

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