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Re: state info in URL (was Re: Proposition on advanced URL features...)

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 95 10:22:42 EST
Message-Id: <9511301525.AA23057@ig2.att.att.com>
To: troth@compassnet.com
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Rick Troth <troth@compassnet.com> wrote:
  > On Mon, 27 Nov 1995, Mirsad Todorovac wrote:
  > > Existing syntax of the URL allows constructs like this:
  > > 
  > > 	http://<host>:<port>/<path>#anchor?<searchpath>
  > Some of us are using the generalization 
  > 	http://host[:port]/path[;parameters][#anchor][?searchargs] 
  > allowing for state information to be held in the URL. 
  > I'd very much like to see this included in formal docs. 

Embedding state information in a URL disrupts caching.  For a proposal
that does similar things but is more cache-friendly, see my State-Info
proposal at
or draft-kristol-http-state-info-00.txt in the Internet Drafts directory
at your favorite site.

Dave Kristol
Received on Thursday, 30 November 1995 10:34:46 UTC

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