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From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@apache.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 13:05:04 -0800
To: uri@w3.org
Message-Id: <18B7E38A-EB82-11D6-B45C-000393753936@apache.org>

I finished the first attempt at a revision of RFC 2396 just prior to
the I-D deadline and submitted it.  You can see it now at


If you'd like to see the blow-by-blow diffs of changes, see


I also updated the Issues list as I progressed


which is now sorted with the unresolved issues up top.  This draft
contains all of the changes that appeared to be non-controversial.
Future drafts will focus on the controversial issues.

The following issues are still open.  If you wish to comment on them,
please include the issue name in the subject line, as in

  Subject: [010-gethostbyname] my implementation doesn't work that way

name                    title
=====================   ===========================================
021-relative-examples   relative URI examples could be improved
008-URIvsURIref         URI versus URI Reference
010-gethostbyname       gethostbyname allows much more than hostname BNF
017-rdf-fragment        RDF does not believe in same-document references
020-utf8-default        Defaulting to UTF-8 for unknown encoding
022-definitions         definitions for operations on URIs
024-identity            Resource should not be defined as anything
                         that has identity

All discussion should take place on uri@w3.org.


Roy T. Fielding, Chief Scientist, Day Software
                  (roy.fielding@day.com) <http://www.day.com/>

                  Co-founder, The Apache Software Foundation
                  (fielding@apache.org)  <http://www.apache.org/>

Meet me at ApacheCon 2002, Nov. 18-21, Las Vegas <http://www.apachecon.com/
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