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Re: draft-06 plus last last-call changes

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2004 19:18:40 -0700
Message-Id: <61C303F2-0F62-11D9-9D91-000393753936@gbiv.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
To: Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>

> In both places, by "subset", I assume you mean that the scheme can 
> define any
> syntax (not necessarily in terms of rfc2396bis rules) such that a URI
> conforming to that syntax would not fail to also conform to the 
> absolute-URI
> syntax rule. I kinda wish it were stated more like that, but I suppose 
> it's
> good enough as "subset".

Hmm, good point -- we want to emphasize conformance of the strings,
not of the rules.  How about

   URI scheme specifications must define their own syntax such that all
   strings matching their scheme-specific syntax will also match the
   <absolute-URI> grammar.

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