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Re: href element interpretation

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 00:49:27 -0700 (PDT)
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9910110048220.6085-100000@nebula.lyra.org>
On Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Geoffrey M. Clemm wrote:
>...
> This means that the "state" of a collection varies according to
> which URI you use to reference it.  It *should* have said:
> 
>    ... the internal member URI is a relative URI equal to "./"
>    plus an additional segment for non-collection resources,...
> 
> Until that bug is fixed, I believe the consensus is that the
> href should be relative to the retrieval URI.

This is the position that mod_dav takes.

It has been argued in the past that the <href> element should only contain
an absoluteURI. I'm not sure that I agree with that position, though.

Cheers,
-g

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Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Monday, 11 October 1999 03:50:05 GMT

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