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RE: URIEquivalence-15

From: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 07:27:11 -0700
To: "'Norman Walsh'" <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>, "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@w3.org>
Message-ID: <005c01c1ef89$f3d9f4b0$6ace8642@larrypad>
> I'm now inclined to say that the right way to compare URIs is to turn
> them into IRIs and test their lexicographic identity.

There's no reliable way to turn URIs into IRIs -- it's only
a heuristic. [2] only defines a reliable algorithm for turning
an IRI into a URI.


> [1] http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-V10-2e-errata#E4
> [2] http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-duerst-iri-00.txt
Received on Monday, 29 April 2002 10:27:55 GMT

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