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Re: ALPHA / DIGIT vs alphanum

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 15:37:07 -0800
Cc: uri@w3.org
To: Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>
Message-Id: <DFA8B155-5B58-11D8-A8FB-000393753936@gbiv.com>

On Sunday, February 8, 2004, at 12:08  PM, Mike Brown wrote:
> I thought someone brought this up already, but an archive search 
> didn't turn
> it up. Is there a good reason the scheme and unreserved productions 
> use ALPHA
> / DIGIT instead of alphanum? I know, there's no reason they need to, 
> but since
> it's available...

I prefer using terminals until it causes a BNF rule to be too long
or confusing.

....Roy
Received on Tuesday, 10 February 2004 18:59:28 UTC

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