[Doc-SIG] URLs

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 22 Mar 2001 11:31:33 +0100

"Edward D. Loper" wrote:
> [On surrounding URLs with delimiters]
> > Sounds like a good idea, but don't you use angular brackets ?
> > These are recommended by the URI RFC, in wide use everywhere and
> > have similar properties...
> I anticipate problems with selling this to the STNG people.  (Although
> maybe we don't care, because we're already incompatible with them
> on any string containing <...>).
> But I'd like to try to convince them that this is a Good Idea, and
> that not just passing random <tags> through is also a Good Idea.

If that's what they want to do, they can use the scheme delimiter (:)
in URLs to make a separation between HTML-Tags and URLs. AFAIK,
the colon is not allowed in HTML-Tagnames (XML is different due to the
namespace notation).
> So...  Where do I go to do my convincing?  Do I write a wiki page
> on the Zope site?  Or can I write email somewhere?  Anyone else
> want to help me convince them? :)

Sending in patches usually helps ;-)

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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