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Re: Invalid JAR URIs

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2003 11:23:35 +0200
Message-ID: <3F03F617.8020106@expway.fr>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Roy T. Fielding 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)
> 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.

I agree that it's bothersome, but from there to call it wrong in all 
circumstances? Doesn't that amount to saying the XPointer should never be used?

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