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Action-92: Propose spec text to resolve ISSUE-32

From: Daniel Veditz <dveditz@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:08:06 -0800
Message-ID: <512D3246.2010103@mozilla.com>
To: "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
ISSUE-32: Do we specify that path-specificity applies only to 
hierarchical URI schemes?

This may be unnecessary, although we could add a clarifying note. The 
spec currently only supports path as part of a host-source, and defines 
host-source as:

   host-source     = [ scheme "://" ] host [ port ] [ path ]

This implies path only works for hierarchical schemes since the host is 
required in order to have a path, and the hierarchical "://" delimiter 
is required if there's a scheme along with a host.

-Dan Veditz
Received on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 22:08:35 UTC

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