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Re: Posted draft of URI comparison finding

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 06:35:02 -0500
Message-Id: <p04330109ba163bac92d3@[]>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
Cc: WWW-Tag <www-tag@w3.org>

At 4:03 PM -0800 12/5/02, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

>If %7E is used and you replace it with %7e, the character does
>not change, regardless of encoding, and therefore the URI spec does
>guarantee that the two are equivalent.  There is no need to split hairs
>about whether it is one character of only part of one character -- the
>result is the same because URI %xx rules govern that part of the encoding.

Has it been determined then that "character by character" equivalence 
is calculated after percent escaping is resolved? In the past, the 
reverse has been true.

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