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Re: Feedback on draft-gregorio-uritemplate-00

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 17:04:21 +0200
Message-ID: <45251EF5.1000105@gmx.de>
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
CC: uri@w3.org

James M Snell schrieb:
> For a URI template, the only legal values for a template variable name
> are in the "reserved" set.  Anything is not allowed.  Applications are
> free to treat sequences like %20 as pct-encoded if they wish but that is
> not required).  I am working on an IRI templates variation that will
> allow non-ascii characters in template variable names and will allow for
>  the generation of IRIs.
> 
> As for the replacement values, again, they MUST result in a valid URI,
> meaning that the application is responsible for proper encoding of the
> values so the result is valid.

...that's certainly another possible point of view. In the end, the spec 
must be consistent with regards to this.

In general, people frequently get URI/IRI encoding wrong, so being 
strict here makes a lot of sense.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 5 October 2006 15:04:35 UTC

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