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Re: Dropping the redundant colon in N3

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 02:34:03 -0000
Message-ID: <00d301c08bfa$c9e84060$1ddc93c3@z5n9x1>
To: "Tim Serong" <tims@ixla.com.au>, "Seth Russell" <seth@robustai.net>
Cc: "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>, "Tim Berners-Lee" <timbl@w3.org>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
> RFC2732[1] allows the use of "[" and "]" within a URI for delimiting
> IPv6 addresses.  For example http://[1080::8:800:200C:417A]/foo
> would be legal... [...] Is this going to cause trouble with the above?

Yes - if "]" is allowed as the last character in a given URI. I don't think
that "[" is allowed as a prefix, looking at the RFC, but "]" could cause

So, what characters are there that are not legal as the first or last
characters of any given URI, but are legal in text in XML??? We could use
any character(s) that fits that description.

Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
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Received on Wednesday, 31 January 2001 21:59:16 UTC

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