Re: partial URLs ?

Simon Cox (S.Cox@solo.ned.dem.csiro.au)
Wed, 20 Dec 1995 09:35:44 +0800


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Date: Wed, 20 Dec 1995 09:35:44 +0800
To: BearHeart/Bill Weinman <BearHeart@bearnet.com>
From: S.Cox@solo.ned.dem.csiro.au (Simon Cox)
Subject: Re: partial URLs ? 
Cc: www-html@w3.org

At 1:19 PM 19/12/95, BearHeart/Bill Weinman wrote:
>   The problem with the parial URLs may be the "../" references.
>
>   Some servers, and perhaps some browsers too, disallow them because
>they've been abused to get around security measures.

I can understand this, but what is the alternative?
Given a BASE definition, then it is incredibly useful to be able
to use "relative" URL's subsequently.
This would be more-or-less impossible
without using ../

What is the best practice with this?

Simon Cox


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