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Re: Invalid JAR URIs

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 07:47:23 -0400
Message-Id: <p04330102bb2b1968829b@[]>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org, Bill.de.h"ra <dehora@eircom.net>"@dr-nick.w3.org

At 12:50 AM +0200 7/4/03, Chris Lilley wrote:

>I agree http would do as well since that is actualy the protocol used.
>jar: would fall into the itunes trap.

I don't think it's guaranteed that http is the protocol used, though. 
They can equally well use file, ftp, or other protocols. Certainly 
it's not uncommon to load a jar from the file system. However, I 
don't see anything that would prevent a fragment identifier syntax 
from working with URLs for these other protocols as well.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)
Received on Friday, 4 July 2003 08:08:01 UTC

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