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"How to Compare URIs": %xx for non-reserved characters

From: Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 07:40:00 -0800
To: <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000101c2d764$00a797c0$6ace8642@MASINTER>

> The question that is more interesting: Is there any
> URI scheme or (not obviously buggy) implementation where
> URIs such as http://www.example.org/%61 and
> http://www.example.org/a return different results?

Even though "." is not reserved, 

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2003Feb/0232%0ahtml

gives different results than

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2003Feb/0232.html
Received on Tuesday, 18 February 2003 10:40:03 GMT

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