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Re: Invalid JAR URIs

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@apache.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2003 10:22:14 +0200
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <739363E0-AD2F-11D7-86A8-000393753936@apache.org>

>> 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)

There is no situation or context in which it is appropriate for
balanced parentheses to appear as a suggested URI syntax.  It is
the wrong choice in all circumstances.

Since this example is an http URI, it can easily be


HTTP servers do not contain files.

Received on Thursday, 3 July 2003 04:57:19 UTC

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