RE: server parsing of URI path parameters

> From: Mark Nottingham []
> To:
> Subject: server parsing of URI path parameters

> I've been looking at use of parameters on path segments of URIs,
> as discussed in RFC2396 (section 3.3).
> [...]
> With that in mind, a more HTTP-specific question: How should an
> origin server treat a request that includes parameters?

Any confusion here results from equating 'URL path' to 'file path';
it need not be.  Something in the server is responsible for
interpreting a path - doing so as a file path is just one

> I suspect the answer depends on the purpose and uses of
> parameters, but I'm interested to get some views on this.

Exactly so.

Scott Lawrence      Director of R & D        <>
Agranat Systems   Embedded Web Technology

Received on Monday, 3 January 2000 11:30:59 UTC