Re: "Difficult Characters" draft

Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Wed, 7 May 1997 08:27:57 PDT


Message-ID: <33709F7D.4197@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 08:27:57 PDT
From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
To: "Martin J. Duerst" <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
CC: "Alain LaBont/e'/" <alb@sct.gouv.qc.ca>, URI mailing list <uri@bunyip.com>
Subject: Re: "Difficult Characters" draft

> it is impossible for URLs to decree that
>         wWw.lAmUtUeLlE.CoM
> should not match with
>         www.lamutuelle.com.

A http/1.1 server could decide to distinguish
 http://wWw.lAmUtUeLlE.CoM 
from
 http://www.lamutuelle.com

although it would be an extremely bad idea.