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Re: Are we done with draft-hoffman-ftp-uri-02.txt?

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2004 14:50:54 +0100
To: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <41863F3E.55A9@xyzzy.claranet.de>

Kitchen Pages wrote:

> NetScape(4.5) = does conform

Okay, I tested Netscape 4.61 (for OS/2) again, but it's really
"non conformant" (= it gets the file in the root directory).

No idea why your Netscape 4.5 behaves, are you sure about it ?

> (many browsers dont like 'URL:' in the address bar)

No browser should like it in the location field, it's only used
to mark URLs within plain text (incl. news articles, where the
notation <stuff> is generally used for Message-IDs)

Maybe it becomes more popular with IRIs, <URL:url> is no IRI,
no URN, no Message-ID, and no nonsense.  Okay, the latter is
not guaranteed, <URL:about:mozilla> or <URL:mocha:17+4> ;-)

                     Bye, Frank
Received on Monday, 1 November 2004 13:52:39 UTC

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