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Re: Relative URI or relative URI reference

From: Paul Hoffman / IMC <phoffman@imc.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 14:17:57 -0700
Message-Id: <p06110495bd4977a2ff95@[10.20.30.249]>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: "Clive D.W. Feather" <clive@demon.net>, uri@w3.org

At 12:50 PM -0700 8/18/04, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>There is no reason for the specification to change just to satisfy
>one side of a pedantic argument that has nothing whatsoever to do
>with the protocol being defined.

Yes, there is. If it is confusing (as this blatantly is), then the 
confusingness should be noted in the spec. Not doing so makes the 
spec harder for the average person to understand.

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--Internet Mail Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 2004 21:23:12 UTC

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