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Re: uri handling of hosts is too restrictive

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 15:41:46 -0800
Cc: uri@w3.org
To: Stephen Pollei <stephen_pollei@comcast.net>
Message-Id: <B01803E4-5C22-11D8-A8FB-000393753936@gbiv.com>

On Friday, February 6, 2004, at 12:11  PM, Stephen Pollei wrote:
> Also at issue is that the uri
> spec SHOULD be neutral as to what particular host name lookup
> technologies and restrictions a particular uri resolution 
> implementation
> may choose to use. I might use DNS, Host Tables, yp/nis/nis+, etc.

Done.  This was implemented as part of removing hostname productions
in favor of general registered names.

....Roy
Received on Tuesday, 10 February 2004 18:58:54 UTC

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