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Re: URI Reference creation

From: Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 22:48:21 -0600 (MDT)
Message-Id: <200708010448.l714mMwk034321@chilled.skew.org>
To: Sebastian Pipping <webmaster@hartwork.org>
CC: Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>, uri@w3.org

Sebastian Pipping wrote:
> Mike Brown wrote:
> > Test cases are in 
> > http://cvs.4suite.org/viewcvs/4Suite/test/Lib/test_uri.py?view=markup.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> I found a test case that seems strange to me.
> It's one of the cases in absolutize_test_cases:
>    ('.//g', 'f:/a', 'f://g')
> In the reference "g" is the name of a path
> while it becomes the host part in the resolved URI.
> Can this be correct?

That's Relative84 from Graham Klyne's tests at 

A bit of Googling reveals Rob Cameron brought up the issue before:

Roy Fielding said it's not an issue:

Rob demonstrated that it was, and suggested that the algorithm be
changed to better handle it:

I don't see any evidence that it went any further than this.
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