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Re: Invalid JAR URIs

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2003 08:20:36 -0400
Message-Id: <p04330101bb29cfbf95bb@[]>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

At 12:46 PM +0200 7/3/03, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

>Hmmm... okay... then why the Quux.xml#foo part?  If you want to identify
>a class within the jar file, then it should use the Java syntax for the
>class name (not the file structure).  That would be
>     http://www.foo.com/bar/baz.jar#com.foo.quux.main

Like tar archives, jar archives contain files, not classes. Some of 
these files can be converted into classes, but not all can be. Your 
tar example is more appropriate.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)
Received on Thursday, 3 July 2003 08:27:07 UTC

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