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Re: Minutes, HTTP-WG 8, 10 Dec 1997

From: Ted Hardie <hardie@orval.arc.nasa.gov>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 1998 09:53:40 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199801071753.RAA08216@orval.arc.nasa.gov>
To: masinter@parc.xerox.com, MACRIDES@sci.wfbr.edu
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/5114
Fote wrote:
> 	I am puzzled by this statement.  In early drafts, there was
> no restriction on the scheme for CommentURLs.  For security reasons,
> the Lynx field test implementation limited them to server-based
> schemes (e.g., http(s), gopher, ftp, wais).  Subsequent drafts
> explicitly limited CommentURLs to http (and https by implication :)
> and the implementation in the recent Lynx v2.7.2 release so restricts
> them.  Isn't this a closed issue?

Yes, this is a closed issue; Dave Kristol pointed this out to me
shortly after the meeting, but that discussion did not make it
into the public minutes.
				Ted Hardie
Received on Wednesday, 7 January 1998 10:04:57 UTC

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