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Re: are many URIs ultimately relative? was RE: are 'cid' URLs relative?

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 12:57:18 -0400
Message-ID: <392EACEE.FEF544E5@reutershealth.com>
To: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
Jonathan Borden wrote:

> The point being that many commonly used URI schemes in fact employ context
> information for resource resolution and are in this sense relative.

True but irrelevant.  "Absolute" does not mean "independent of context"
when applied to URI references.


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