[rfc-i] "canonical" URI for RFCs, BCPs

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Feb 1 09:02:42 PST 2010


John R Levine wrote:
> ...
>> For the exceptions above, that should return the PS. For all
>> others, it should return the TXT.
> 
> Honestly, that strikes me as being the absolute worst of all possible 
> worlds.  You have a URL that might return a text file, might return a 
> Postcript file, and in the future might return something else.  How is 
> that useful to anyone?
 > ...

It would be useful for anyone who wants to produce "the" canonical URI 
for a given RFC -- this is what started the whole discussion.

Best regards, Julian



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