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Re: [Uri-review] ws: and wss: schemes

From: Daniel R. Tobias <dan@tobias.name>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 09:46:03 -0400
To: uri-review@ietf.org, hybi@ietf.org, uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <4A7CD53D.13936.1264B606@dan.tobias.name>
On 7 Aug 2009 at 9:16, David Booth wrote:

> Note that I am talking about the *scheme*, not the protocol.  In
> essence, a URI prefix such as "http://wss.example/" can be defined that
> would serve the same purpose as a "wss:" scheme: an agent that
> recognizes this prefix will know to attempt the WSS protocol.

It seems like a bad idea to me, to have to build special exceptions 
to how a user agent processes URIs, where the protocol specified in 
the URI isn't actually the one that is used, based on "magic strings" 
within other parts than the scheme.

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