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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "mod_imap.c is broken for gopher:// links" on Linux (fwd)
Date Tue, 05 Dec 1995 07:34:31 GMT
> 
> On Mon, 4 Dec 1995, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > > gopher support probably needs to be added to mod_imap....
> > 
> > Not to mention https: ...
> 
> We've now gone through this some number of times... isn't it easier to 
> just see if there's a : before the first /, and if there is, it's an 
> absolute URL? I don't think too many people are using relative URLs with 
> the : character in them. 

RFC 1808 states that a : before a / in a relative URL should be escaped. So
anyone who is, is broken.

> I'd wager that more people would like to use 
> gopher and https and wais and whatever other URL types come along.
> 
> --/ Alexei Kosut <akosut@nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us> /--------/ Lefler on IRC
> ----------------------------/ <http://www.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us/~akosut/>
> The viewpoints expressed above are entirely false, and in no way
> represent Alexei Kosut nor any other person or entity. /--------------
> 
> 

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