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Re: Encoding XML in URIs

From: Paul Prescod <paulp@ActiveState.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2001 17:12:29 -0700
Message-ID: <3B96BF6D.A7CAB26@ActiveState.com>
To: XML Distributed Applications List <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Mark Nottingham wrote:
> I am *very* reluctant to re-start the 'web infrastructure'
> discussion, but XForms' work in URI encoding seems relevant;
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-xforms-20010828/slice11.html#rpm-send-urlencoded
> IMHO there are still fundamental and practical issues with this use
> of URIs, and personally I think this is something the TAG should
> address as soon as it gets instantiated, as it seems to be of
> interest in more than one context.

I'm curious about whether anyone knows of a "deep" reason that URIs
cannot merely have components that are deeply hierarchical and nested?
Just because that has never been done before?
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