Re: Revised Internet-Draft: finger URL

Jared_Rhine@hmc.edu
Fri, 24 Feb 1995 19:34:55 -0500


Date: Fri, 24 Feb 1995 19:34:55 -0500
Message-Id: <199502250034.TAA01381@aslan.math.hmc.edu>
From: Jared_Rhine@hmc.edu
Cc: ietf-lists@proper.com, uri@bunyip.com
Subject: Re: Revised Internet-Draft: finger URL

LM == Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>

  LM> Sorry for weighing in late on this, but my personal opinion after some
  LM> consideration is that
  LM> 
  LM>   finger://host1.bigstate.edu/someuser
  LM> 
  LM> is preferable to finger:someuser@host1.bigstate.edu

I would prefer this syntax as well.  Since the proposal explicitly states
that requests without a host are illegal, we can assume that all requests
must have a host.  Given that, it makes since to put that host in the
traditional host section of the URL.

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