[Web-SIG] urlparse method behaviour when handing abs/rel urls
orsenthil at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 13:32:53 CEST 2008
* scriptor Fred Drake, explico
> 2. Abreviated URLs in a user interface that implies no context with a
> base URL (like the browser's address bar).
> I'd suggest that these are completely different. urlsplit and
> urlparse support 1. If we want the second, that should be a separate
> function. It would be reasonable to add that to the urlparse module
> (urllib.parse in Python 3).
Thanks for the clarification. That sums up the things.
I seek a concensus on a need for a "Abreviated URL" handling function. Do we
need this in urllib.parse/urlparse library?
In that case the specifications of how this function should behave will need to
be defined by us.
One advantage I can see is, when people provide "abbreviated url", then the
result of parsing it into path and netloc would be proper as per their (common
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