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Re: URI Templates: done or dead?

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 18:13:33 -0400
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: URI <uri@w3.org>, Joe Gregorio <joe@bitworking.org>, David Orchard <orchard@pacificspirit.com>, Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>
Message-ID: <20080916221333.GD22531@mercury.ccil.org>

Mark Nottingham scripsit:

> There are just too many cases where the 'escape everything but  
> unreserved' rule gets in the way; for example, if my template is 
> "http://example.com/user/ {email}", I'm going to have percent-encoded @ 
> signs in my URIs whether  I like it or not -- even though they're not 
> required to be percent- encoded there. 

It doesn't matter much, though, because anyone who decodes the URI
is required to treat %40 and @ synonymously in that position.

John Cowan
                I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin
Received on Tuesday, 16 September 2008 22:14:08 UTC

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