Re: [OAUTH-WG] New Version Notification for draft-lodderstedt-oauth-rar-03.txt

Brian Campbell <> Mon, 25 November 2019 20:42 UTC

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Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 13:41:53 -0700
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On Sun, Nov 24, 2019 at 8:18 PM Ryan Kelly <> wrote:

> > The "matches as prefix of one of the URLs" part of Paragraph 3 seems a
>> bit unclear as well, given that there is no requirement that the
>> "locations" elements be well-formed URLs. Is this is simple string prefix
>> match, or some sort of path matching based on the components of the URL?
>> simple string match
> Does the AS need to take any particular care about resource names that
> might accidentally be prefixes of each other, such as "
>" and ""?  That
> seems really contrived, but perhaps I'm just not creative enough to think
> of a more realistic example.

That particular example is maybe somewhat contrived but that kind of thing
will undoubtedly occur at some point. I do think that some sort of path
matching would be more appropriate for this.

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