Re: Use of ";" in relative URLs: procedural issue?

Susan Hardy for Tim BL (timbl@w3.org)
Tue, 18 Feb 1997 15:07:42 -0500


Message-Id: <3.0.32.19970218150740.0082f100@hq.lcs.mit.edu>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 1997 15:07:42 -0500
To: "Karen R. Sollins" <sollins@lcs.mit.edu>, masinter@parc.xerox.com
From: Susan Hardy for Tim BL <timbl@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Use of ";" in relative URLs: procedural issue?
Cc: uri@bunyip.com

At 04:09 PM 2/3/97 -0500, Karen R. Sollins wrote:
>Let me suggest that if you really want to support unordered attribute
>sets as names that you look VERY carefully at why this approach was
>dropped by the CCITT a number of years ago. 

X.500 was addressing a different problem, that of being able to
search the space of all possible names given a wildcard expression.
There is no such requirement for the URI syntax.

Tim


Susan Hardy
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
susan@w3.org