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Removing null authority

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2004 13:23:03 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20040202132114.00bd6ec8@127.0.0.1>
To: uri@w3.org

Test case:
   file:///dir/subdir/file

Is it legitimate to rewrite this as:
   file:/dir/subdir/file

?

More generally, is it legitimate to remove the '//' that introduce an empty 
authority string?

#g


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