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Re: ``canonical'' root URL of a server?

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 1998 15:54:36 -0800 (PST)
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Might be an artifact of moving the syntactical definition of a URL to be a
reference so that the definition of canonical got lost?

Dave Morris

On Fri, 3 Apr 1998 Mike_Spreitzer.PARC@xerox.com wrote:

> What is the significance of including the word ``canonical'' in the following
> sentence in draft-ietf-http-authentication-01 section 1.2?  The cited section
> of the HTTP/1.1 draft defines the "root" URL of a server, but the word
> canonical doesn't appear there.  Is this an editorial bug in one spec or the
> other?
> ``The realm value (case-sensitive), in combination with the canonical root URL
> (see section 5.1.2 of [2]) of the server being accessed, defines the protection
> space.''
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