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Re: xml-add- base and relative

From: David Lee <dlee@calldei.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 16:19:40 -0600
Message-Id: <3A8406E1-30C7-456A-8E7A-0845FFA5023D@calldei.com>
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>

Cool...shame on me for believing the java app docs
Thanks

On Dec 29, 2008, at 9:16 PM, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:

> "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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