Re: Using fragment identifiers with URNs

Stephen Cranefield wrote:
> Roy Fielding wrote:
> > It is therefore never correct to say that a fragment is
> > scheme-dependent, even though there are some schemes that identify
> > resources for which no representation is ever suitable for fragment
> > references when those references are made within the Web system.

>  Does that represent the shared view
> of the committee that created RFC2396, or is this your personal view?

I share the view that fragments are orthogonal to the
choice of URI scheme. I think the bulk of the
other collaborators on RFC2396 do too.

There's some code out there (e.g. python's urllib module)
that thinks fragments depend on schemes, but that code
predates RFC2396.

Dan Connolly, W3C

Received on Thursday, 27 September 2001 20:08:20 UTC