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[Bug 2249] R-257: Health warning needed about percent-escaping URIs

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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 19:46:24 +0000
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           Summary: R-257: Health warning needed about percent-escaping URIs
           Product: XML Schema
           Version: 1.0
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XSD Part 2: Datatypes
        AssignedTo: cmsmcq@w3.org
        ReportedBy: sandygao@ca.ibm.com
         QAContact: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

PB -- RFC says application should make sure never to escape a string twice. 

HT -- XLink explicitly does _not_ escape # or %. I think that was our last 
group consensus. 

PB -- believe they should include a health warning. Will cause confusion. 

HT -- that may be the right resolution. Propose -- "The question of escaping % 
is vexed. The issue should be explained in an accompanying note so that readers 
will be confident that this is an intentional omission." 

XG -- sounds fine. 


SG -- we don't have such a health warning in our spec. 

HT -- I think that's OK. We need to raise an issue against
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