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Status of ftp:///?

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 09:20:40 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20050514091924.031aa970@127.0.0.1>
To: uri@w3.org

[Excerpted from another email, with different subject]

Looking at http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-hoffman-ftp-uri-04.txt:

I can't see anything in the ftp: draft to suggest how ftp:/// should be 
interpreted (i.e. with an empty authority field).  The only hint I see that 
it is a legal ftp: URI is in the broad-brush statement:
[[
    An FTP URL follows the standard syntax described in
    draft-fielding-uri-rfc2396bis [2396bis].
]]
which implicitly, by omission of any contrary qualification, permits ftp:///.

#g


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