When are and aren't two URLs the same? (ports)

Granqvist, Hans hgranqvist at verisign.com
Mon Apr 17 15:48:40 UTC 2006

> ...
> In my opinion, the spec should simply state that consumers 
> aren't allowed to "guess" whether two URLs are equivilent 
> unless they are byte-for-byte equivilent. This is also the 
> approach taken with XML namespaces, I believe.
> ...

Remember that XML namespaces are not URLs, but URIs used
as strings (that is, a namespace of "http://name.space.com/" 
doesn't imply a HTTP GET on http://name.space.com is useful).


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