[XML-SIG] Ideas for web/ package

Thomas B. Passin tpassin@home.com
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 21:59:30 -0500

[Paul Prescod]
> "Fred L. Drake, Jr." wrote:
> >
> >...
> >
> >  > 1) a stricter URL parser, and
> >
> > You'll have to be more specific about requirements than this!  You're
> > asking for lexical information about the URL rather than logical
> > information; I'm not sure that's even come up before.
> If you send out a request for comments on the Python URL parser you may
> get more requirements back. I've heard second and third-hand grumblings
> before. e.g.
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rest-discuss/message/206
> This might be what Fred fixed in 2.2, though...

If it's going to be worked on, let's make sure that file: urls on Windows
get handled decently.  Among other things, that means deciding if the path
is opaque or not, and to require trip;e slashes but tolerate single slashes.


Tom P