Re: uri-comp draft necessary?

Miles Sabin wrote:

> wrote,
> >Would it make sense to augment the normative Namespaces rule on
> >character-by-character comparison with a health warning:  "NOTE:
> >although namespace identity is determined on a character match basis,
> >users are strongly discouraged from intentionally creating distinct
> >namespaces named by URIs that would be considered equal per RFC 2396
> >or other governing specifications."  Or some such.
> In what _practical_ way is this different from changing the Namespaces
> rule from character-by-character comparison to RFC 2396/deployed
> network infrastructure comparison?

In the practical sense that it does not require _any_ deployed software 
to change its behaviour.

  Paul Prescod

Received on Thursday, 19 December 2002 12:40:04 UTC