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Re: Summary: Section 2: What does a URI identify?

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: 18 Mar 2002 16:41:49 -0500
To: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Cc: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1016487709.829.67.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Mon, 2002-03-18 at 15:20, Paul Grosso wrote:
> However, you are talking about empty URI references which isn't
> the current topic.
> Instead, read the appropriate part about "5.2. Resolving Relative 
> References to Absolute Form".  Specifically, the second step of
> the algorithm:
>   2) If the path component is empty and the scheme, authority, and
>       query components are undefined, then it is a reference to the
>       current document and we are done. 
> I don't find that ambiguous at all.

I find the statement unambiguous but I'm not sure how you mean it.

Are you suggesting (which I suspect) that:

is in fact the same as:

and if so, do you accept the use of http://simonstl.com/# as something
different from http://simonstl.com/ ?

Just looking for a clarification, to the extent that clarity has any
meaning in this area.

Simon St.Laurent
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Received on Monday, 18 March 2002 15:37:03 UTC

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