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Re: HTTP URI in the form of "http://example.com?query"

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2013 10:04:23 +0200
Message-ID: <51AD9F87.5050603@gmx.de>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
CC: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2013-06-04 09:50, Roberto Peon wrote:
> A search for regular expression (or synonym) and url will bring up
> numerous examples which would be broken by this change.
> It is certainly not every one, but numerous, nonetheless.
>
> Here is one example:
> http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/other/8-regular-expressions-you-should-know/
> -=R
> ...

Yes, but what's the exact breakage except for one component not 
processing that edge case? It's an edge case after all?

Me thinks it's better to be (a) consistent with generic URI parsing and 
(b) what important components already do (UAs, http servers etc).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 4 June 2013 08:05:05 UTC

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