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Re: xml-add- base and relative

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 22:16:22 -0500
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m21vvquzcp.fsf@nwalsh.com>
"David A. Lee" <dlee@calldei.com> writes:
> Hence I think the spec needs to be changed to specify that
> resolution is NOT against the parent's base URI but rather against
> the parent's base URI with the final path component removed.

That's the way RFC 2396 defines the process of resolving a relative-path
reference against the current base URI. See, for example, item 6.a in
section 5.2 of RFC 2396.

If we said that too, then you'd lose two path segments...

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                                          norm

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