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Re: Invalid JAR URIs

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2003 11:40:35 +0200
Message-ID: <3F03FA13.6050406@expway.fr>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Chris Lilley wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 2, 2003, 11:55:03 PM, Bill wrote:
> Bdh> but Java hasn't had a great track record re URLs/URIs.
> Details welcome.

I can think of two gripes I hear on a regular basis:

  - It has its own idea of URI equivalence

  - Dealing with URIs was introduced only in 1.4 (ie too recently to be used)
    with java.net.URI. Before that only java.net.URL existed (though I'm unsure
    about the exact impact this had on code).

Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Research Engineer, Expway        http://expway.fr/
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