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RE: SEARCH by last path segment, Was: SEARCH for displayname

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@xythos.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 09:41:05 -0800
To: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'Wallmer, Martin'" <Martin.Wallmer@softwareag.com>
Cc: <www-webdav-dasl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001401c3b37b$4ea0b490$75c990c6@lisalap>

> - are people aware that path segments will always be URL-encoded, so 
> that in order to match an "A umlaut", you'll have to insert a 
> sequence 
> of percent-escaped bytes? (and that in this case, caseless 
> matching will 
> probably not work as expected)?
> 

If we make pathsegments be unencoded, then we have another advantage
to using that special syntax: it *can* do caseless matching. We 
could name it "decoded-path-segment" if that would make it less
confusing to have different encoding requirements than the URL.
Cool!

lisa
Received on Tuesday, 25 November 2003 12:41:12 GMT

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