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Re: [schemeProtocols-49] New issue on relationship of URI schemes to protocols and operations

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 18:48:54 +0100
Message-ID: <1812100428.20050316184854@w3.org>
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>

On Tuesday, March 15, 2005, 3:49:40 AM, noah wrote:


nuic> 2.2.3 Definition of non-protocol URL schemes

nuic> In some cases, URL schemes do not have particular network
nuic> protocols associated with them, because their use is limited to
nuic> contexts where the access method is understood. This is the case,
nuic> for example, with the "cid" and "mid" URL schemes. For these URL
nuic> schemes, the specification should describe the notation of the
nuic> scheme and a complete mapping of the locator from its source."

data: is another scheme that falls into this category.

RFC 2397
'The "data" URL scheme',
L. Masinter, August 1998.
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2397.txt.

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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
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