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Re: Fwd: I-D ACTION:draft-daigle-uri-std-00.txt

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 12:54:33 -0400
Message-ID: <39B7C849.1BFDD862@reutershealth.com>
To: John Aldridge <john.aldridge@informatix.co.uk>, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
John Aldridge wrote:

> So, as I understand what you've said, two URIs identify the same resource
> if those URIs are byte-for-byte identical.

Yes.  Whether two URIs identify the same resource if they are *not* byte-for-byte
identical is still disputed, though officially they do not.  Note that that's
URIs, not URI references (i.e. relative URLs aren't in the picture at this

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