[XML-SIG] Re: Ideas for web/ package
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 16:49:23 +0100
Uche Ogbuji wrote:
> > Just thought I'd drop a note:
> > You may be interested in the mxURL package for dealing with URL,
> > URIs or whatever you call them ;-):
> I hadn't been aware of this until you mentioned it earlier in the thread.
> Indeed, I think URL versus URI is the crux of the problem. We do need a
> UriResolver to be easily extensible to non-URL schemes, in particular URNs
> (most often UUID-based URNs).
> It looks as if mxURL has some extensibility built in, but I don't see in the
> API how to plug in URN catalogs.
It's basically a reimplementation of urlparse in C. You can
register new schemes which then define how to parse the string,
but not introduce new parts to be parsed (without hacking the C
> I suppose one could write a more general URI resolver and delegate URL-based
> schemes to mxURL...
Probably. I mostly use it for URLs hence the name.
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