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Re: bad uri handling

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2004 09:07:26 -0500
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20040205090638.073c60b0@localhost>
To: Stephen Pollei <stephen_pollei@comcast.net>, www-rdf-validator@w3.org

At 18:34 04/02/04 -0800, Stephen Pollei wrote:
>http://stephen_pollei.home.comcast.net/ gives Error: {W107} Bad URI
><http://stephen_pollei.home.comcast.net/>: Host is not a well formed
>address!
>
>It's the underscore, however _'s are good host names according to rfc
>2181 section 11 and rfc1123 sections 2.1 and 6.1.3.5
>The problem is that rfc2396 section 3.2.2 is unduly restrictive. Also it
>can be argued that it shouldn't be trying to parse the uri, just treat
>it like opaque string at this point.

If you think RFC 2396 is overly restrictive, please raise this point
on the mailing list uri@w3.org, where the next version of this spec
is discussed.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Thursday, 5 February 2004 09:15:46 UTC

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