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Re: Helping out with canonicalization of URIs

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 12:25:41 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20040810122444.02df2008@127.0.0.1>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org

At 11:26 09/08/04 -0700, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>>   http://example.com:80/
>>
>>I think this is the same as http://example.com/ according to RFC2396bis, 
>>but that you have to climb someway up the equivalence ladder 
>>(protocol-specific equivalence) to recognize this.  It must be expected 
>>that many software packages would not recognize this equivalence.
>
>It is the same, but that is under scheme-specific normalization, not
>protocol.  It is the "http" that defines :80/none equivalence, not HTTP.

I stand corrected.  I didn't notice that subtlety.

#g


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