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Re: uri handling of hosts is too restrictive

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 15:36:08 +0000
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To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, uri@w3.org

Accepting the rest of your rationale, I'd like to check this...

At 17:13 15/02/04 -0800, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>So, the answer is that the syntax is no longer restricted to that
>of DNS (as is true in practice), that percent-encoding within
>the name syntax must represent UTF-8 if it is ever used (for future
>compatibility), and the specification prose says that implementers
>should use the syntax of DNS for globally-scoped names.

Do you mean DNS here (which places very few restrictions on the syntax) or 
that indicated by the Internet host requirements (RFC1122/1123 and friends)?


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