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RE: XML Base

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 11:33:36 -0000
To: "Dave Beckett" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, "Jan Grant" <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: "w3c-rdfcore-wg" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JAEBJCLMIFLKLOJGMELDMEHLCDAA.jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>


DaveB:
> > > I think resolving
> > >   base URI "mailto:Jeremy_Carroll@hp.com"
> > >   with URI "relfile"
> > > will give
> > >   URI "mailto:relfile"
> > > not
> > >   URI "mailto:/refile"
> > >
> > > because mailto is a non-hierachical URI scheme (does not start
> > > mailto:/ so can be detected by apps).
> 
>   The mailto URL scheme
>   ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2368.txt
> 
> Does not mention how relative URIs are handled, however it remains a
> non-hierarchical URI scheme (everything after the : is opaque) and
> the above resolution I think is correct.
> 

RFC 2396:

[[
   Some URI schemes do not allow a hierarchical syntax matching the
   <hier_part> syntax, and thus cannot use relative references.
]]

hence it is neither.

(repeating myself, sorry).
Received on Friday, 22 March 2002 06:34:03 EST

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