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Re: URL resolution sanity check

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 06:41:04 -0700
Message-Id: <0025fffc45cbb23953edca05996814fe@gbiv.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>

On Jul 19, 2005, at 5:25 AM, Elliotte Harold wrote:

> I need to confirm something. Consider the following situation:
>
> <parent xml:base="http://www.example.com/data/limit/..">
>   <child xml:base="test.xml"/>
> </parent>

Sec 5.2.1:

    Normalization of the base URI, as described in Sections 6.2.2 and
    6.2.3, is optional.

In other words, if you want consistent results then don't use
a bogus base URI that contains a dot-segment.

....Roy
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