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Re: Invalid JAR URIs

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2003 10:34:37 +0200
Message-ID: <46969204652.20030703103437@w3.org>
To: www-tag@w3.org, www-tag-request@w3.org, Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>

On Thursday, July 3, 2003, 4:04:31 AM, Paul wrote:

PP> Chris Lilley wrote:
>> ...
>> One issue is that if the jar contained say an xml file one might want
>> to point to a fragment of that file
>> http://www.foo.com/bar/baz.jar#jar(/COM/foo/Quux.xml#foo)

PP> I've long wished that URLs were fully composable without syntactically 
PP> ugly encoding... Consider the URI for the "English translation of the 
PP> Google cache of the result of swear-word filtering a resource."

XFrames runs into a similar issue.

Is this a general issue? I think it might be. For the formats section,
composability is becoming a big topic; sounds like its an issue for
URIs as well.

I agree that percent-hiding the : / / and so on is a hack.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Thursday, 3 July 2003 04:35:01 UTC

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