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Re: [dgd@cs.bu.edu: BOS confusion (analysis; suggestion to resolve Newcomb/Bryan conflict)]

From: W. Eliot Kimber <eliot@isogen.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Jan 1997 16:25:46 -0900
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At 04:04 PM 1/3/97 -0500, Gavin Nicol wrote:
>>>I have no problem with the # hack being used by servers that
>>>can process it. I do not think it should be standardised.     
>>Too late.  It is standardized by the URL specification as a
>>symbol terminating the URL and preceding a format-specific
>>fragment address.  You will *have* to specify what that
>>addressing means for XML documents; you have no say over
>>what it means for other formats.
>To rephrase: I don;t want this to be the *only* way of sub-document
>adressing, and certainly not in conjunction with TEI XPTR's etc. being
>whacked in there.

But wouldn't anything else be a query and thus have to go after a "?".


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