URL canonicalization

Michael 'hacker' Krelin hacker at klever.net
Wed Sep 14 16:14:05 PDT 2005

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 04:32:35PM -0600, Dan Libby wrote:
> Or a URL like "http://people.com/users//sally", where the "//" should be
> converted to a single '/' by the webserver.
> So that seems like 2 points for the spec to address:
>  1) lower-casing of domain names
>  2) normalization of query string
> Any others?

I think you got replies already, so I'll just state the ovious. And what
is obvious to me is that it is more important not to treat different
identites as the same than vice versa. Especially if you have an option
to "join" identities or add more identities to "profile" or whatever you
call it.


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