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RE: Use of [ and ] in URIs

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 11:56:55 -0600
Message-ID: <387B6EE7.C42B89F2@w3.org>
To: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org
Regarding:

RE: Use of [ and ] in URIs
From: Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Date: Mon, Oct 04 1999 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xml-linking-comments/1999OctDec/0000.html

esp:
| I think the "Editor's note" 'In other words, the %-escaping
| is not really needed when XPointers are used in URIs in
| XML documents.' is wrong and should be removed.

I don't see that this comment has been addressed. It was sent
well before the 27 Dec 1999 last-call deadline... in fact, it
was sent before the start of last call. I'm re-sending this
to request that it be disposed of with other comments outstanding
as of the end of last call.

The spec still says:
	In other words, this type of escaping may not be a
         necessity when XPointers are used in URI-references in XML
documents. 
	http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/WD-xptr-19991206#escaping

If a string includes non-ASCII characters (or [ or ]), it is not, by
definition,
a URI-reference.

If you have W3C Member access, see also the somewhat related thread
starting with:

XPointer alphabet is uric, no?
From: Dan Connolly (connolly@w3.org)
Date: Tue, Jun 08 1999 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-xml-linking-ig/1999Jun/0089.html

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