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Re: Legal URI Templates

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2010 17:15:16 -0800
Cc: URI <uri@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5A8B6005-9A4D-4D24-A059-F443585ECA1D@gbiv.com>
To: Joe Gregorio <joe@bitworking.org>
On Mar 6, 2010, at 4:07 PM, Joe Gregorio wrote:

> Just checking, I believe that the following are all legal URI Templates according to the latest revision:
> 
>   {2}
>   {%20}
>   {☄}
> 
> Which does lead to the question of whether
> the following are equivalent templates:
> 
>   {a}
>   {%61}

I think they should be equivalent -- will need to note that
in the variable name parser.

> Previous drafts used 
> 
>     varname = (ALPHA / DIGIT)*(ALPHA / DIGIT / "." / "_" / "-" )
> 
> which avoided this ambiguity.

Yes, I gave in to the requests for full i18n support since
some people might want to use them in non-LTR character encoded
documents.  *shrug*

....Roy
Received on Sunday, 7 March 2010 01:15:47 UTC

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