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Re: [Minutes] 27 Jan 2003 TAG teleconf (httpRange-14, arch doc, IRIEverywhere-27, binaryXML-30, xmlProfiles-29)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 16:00:52 -0600
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-international@w3.org, Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org, Max Froumentin <mf@w3.org>, Michel Suignard <michelsu@microsoft.com>
Message-id: <1044309651.13421.99.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 15:51, Chris Lilley wrote:
[...]
> It would be highly desirable for FOO used in an IRI and the hexified
> version of FOO used in a URI to compare the same when comparing two
> URIs. If this is not done, then IRI-URI is a one-way street.
> 
> For this to work in any sensible manner, then clearly it is not enough
> for FOO to compare the same as %ab%cd%ef. It also has to compare the
> same as %AB%CD%EF and %Ab%cd%eF and ....

Either that or everybody has to follow the convention to use
upper-case in %xx escapes. Surely we could get that consistently
deployed in the IRI-grokking world.

Sender-makes-right is *much* cheaper here.

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Monday, 3 February 2003 17:02:00 GMT

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