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Re: grammar fix for path

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 16:52:40 -0800
Cc: uri@w3.org
To: Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>
Message-Id: <0AD53D84-8440-11D8-94BA-000393753936@gbiv.com>

On Thursday, March 25, 2004, at 10:38  PM, Mike Brown wrote:
> All but one of my test cases for a regex-based parser are passing with 
> the new
> grammar, using trailing '?'s instead of the weird path-empty 
> expression.
>
> The URI reference '::' (without the quotes): permitted or not?
>
> It was permitted in the previous drafts, but maybe that was an 
> oversight?

It was not permitted by RFC 2396.  I don't think it would be 
consistently
interpreted in practice, so I prefer making it invalid.

....Roy
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