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[closed] Re: IRIs, URIs, and RFC 2396bis

From: Stuart Williams <skw@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 14:18:36 +0100
Message-ID: <417908AC.7030105@hp.com>
To: Anjels Green <sir-bor@teacher.com>
Cc: public-webarch-comments@w3.org

Off-topic. Closed

Anjels Green wrote:

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>The Atom 0.3 draft [1] states that "Link constructs MUST have a href
>attribute, whose value MUST be a URI [RFC2396]" [2].  Should this be
>changed to "whose value MUST be a URI, as defined by RFC2396 or its
>successor," so that Atom can benefit from RFC2396bis? [3]
>
>Alternatively, we could state "whose value MUST be an IRI" [4].  After
>reading all three specs (RFC 2396, RFC 2396bis, and the IRI draft), I
>am not entirely sure what their relationship is.  RFC 2396bis appears
>to obsolete RFC 2396, and IRIs appear to "have a dependency on RFC
>2396bis" [5].  Currently Atom mandates RFC 2396 only.  I do not see
>any discussion of this on the Atom wiki [6], and only one passing
>mention of it in the list archives. [7]
>
>Could someone with more experience shed some light on this situation?
>
>[1] http://www.mnot.net/drafts/draft-nottingham-atom-format-02.html
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>[2] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt
>[3] http://gbiv.com/protocols/uri/rev-2002/rfc2396bis.html
>[4] http://www.w3.org/International/iri-edit/draft-duerst-iri.html
>[5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webarch-comments/2004Feb/0001.html
>[6] http://intertwingly.net/wiki/pie/UniversalResourceIdentifier
>[7] http://www.imc.org/atom-syntax/mail-archive/msg02941.html
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