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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-fenner-literal-zone-00.txt



On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 07:31:16PM +0900, Noritoshi Demizu wrote:
> > No.  As BNF states in RFC 2396, escape by '%' is not allowed for hostport.
> > So the implementation should not interpret '%33' as '3' when it appears
> > in hostname or IP address, in any cases.
> 
> You might already know but <draft-fielding-uri-rfc2396bis-07.txt>
> allows %xx notation in host part.

Does someone know the actual motivation for this change? Which problem
were they trying to solve by allowing %xx notation in the host part?

/js

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Juergen Schoenwaelder		    International University Bremen
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