Re: initial "relative-looking" elements.

Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com> Mon, 28 April 1997 17:54 UTC

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From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
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Subject: Re: initial "relative-looking" elements.
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Foteos Macrides suggested:

> .......My own predisposition, though, is to leave
> the generic parsing rules as they presently are in the draft for that
> matter, and treat the http/https problem as a implementation issue,
> or as a special case for http/https (homologously to how things now
> stand for the lead slash in ftp URLs).

but I wonder if this 'issue' should be mentioned in the document.