rfc: remove "revision specs"

Denys Duchier duchier at ps.uni-sb.de
Wed Aug 31 08:52:22 BST 2005

Jan Hudec <bulb at ucw.cz> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 01:28:02 +0300, Nir Soffer wrote:
>> I don't see why the fragment would be ignored by the web application, 
>> while the parameter will not.
> So *try* it if you don't believe. If you enter URL with fragment in browser
> url-bar, the fragment will *not* become part of the request, so the web
> application does not have a chance to give it another meaning than scrolling
> to an <a name="fragment"> tag. That's how fragments are defined in the rfc
> and how they are meant to be.

er... while Robert's point was quite correct about the stipulation that fragment
processing should happen in the user-agent, it is not the case that fragments
must be limited to identifying elements in an html document, nor that the
user-agent must be a "web browser".


Dr. Denys Duchier - IRI & LIFL - CNRS, Lille, France
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