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Re: Feedback on draft-gregorio-uritemplate-00

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 17:01:45 +0200
Message-ID: <45251E59.3010007@gmx.de>
To: Joe Gregorio <joe@bitworking.org>
CC: uri@w3.org

Joe Gregorio schrieb:
> This has been a long running part of the discussion
> and any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Here
> is a quick synopsis of the problems:
> 
> 1. What about the character encoding of non-ascii characters?
>    Do we force UTF-8?

I think if you *can* enforce it, by all means do it.

> 2. What about double escaping?
>    Given:
> 
>       a                                 none%20of%20the%20above
> 
>   Should the substitution be:
> 
>       http://example.org/{a}
>       http://example.org/none%20of%20the%20above
> 
>   or
> 
>       http://example.org/none%2520of%2520the%2520above

I think it would be the latter. Pick one, but then be consistent :-)

> 3. What about 'reserved' characters?
>    Given:
> 
>          q                                   hullo#world
> 
>   Should the substitution be:
> 
>       http://example.org/{q}
>       http://example.org/hullo#world
> 
>   or
> 
>       http://example.org/hullo%23world

That's an interesting edge case. I think it would need to be the latter.

>> - I've never seen "individual" as an org name in an IETF document;
>> leaving it out instead seems to be the agreed-upon way to do it...
> 
> Fixed. (I had previously tried to drop the organization element
> but found that that caused and error.)

That changed in a recent version (before, you would have left the 
element empty...).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 5 October 2006 15:01:58 UTC

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