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Re: A new proposal (was: Re: which layer for URI processing?)

From: Paul W. Abrahams <abrahams@valinet.com>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 13:57:50 -0400
Message-ID: <392EBB1E.640F3EB8@valinet.com>
To: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
CC: "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
John Cowan wrote:

> There are no "relative URIs".  There are relative URI references, but
> string-equality for URI references is neither necessary nor sufficient
> to make the URI references identify the same resource.

Appendix A of 2396 says there are relative URIs - or at least a nonterminal called
``relativeURI''.

Paul Abrahams
Received on Friday, 26 May 2000 13:58:02 UTC

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