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Re: "canonical" URIs

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 11:01:57 -0800
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020325110051.023fb430@pop.intergate.ca>
To: www-tag@w3.org
At 04:00 PM 21/03/02 -0500, Norman Walsh wrote:
>/ "David Orchard" <david.orchard@bea.com> was heard to say:
>|| anyURI data type.  I think a reasonable approach would be to say that the
>| default comparision function for anyURI is to use the HTTP URI comparison
>| algorithm, but that it is overridable by any scheme.
>
>I think a more reasonable approach is to say that the default
>comparison function is lexicographic identity. 

I think I agree with Norm.  It's easy, it's cheap, and
since people are highly incented to avoid false negatives,
it's reasonable to expect caution in users. -Tim
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