Jan 24, 2008, 4:46:28 AM (12 years ago)

Resolve #82: do not use rel_path in prose anymore, it hasn't been used inside the ABNF for http_URL since 2616 (closes #82).

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.html

    r172 r173  
    10171017         a scheme name followed by a colon. For definitive information on URL syntax and semantics, see "Uniform Resource Identifiers
    10181018         (URI): Generic Syntax and Semantics," <a href="#RFC2396" id="rfc.xref.RFC2396.1"><cite title="Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI): Generic Syntax">[RFC2396]</cite></a> (which replaces <a href="#RFC1738" id="rfc.xref.RFC1738.3"><cite title="Uniform Resource Locators (URL)">[RFC1738]</cite></a> and <a href="#RFC1808" id="rfc.xref.RFC1808.2"><cite title="Relative Uniform Resource Locators">[RFC1808]</cite></a>). This specification adopts the definitions of "URI-reference", "absoluteURI", "relativeURI", "port", "host", "abs_path",
    1019          "rel_path", "query", and "authority" from that specification.
     1019         "query", and "authority" from that specification.
    10201020      </p>
    10211021      <p id="rfc.section.3.2.1.p.2">HTTP does not place any a priori limit on the length of a URI. Servers <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> be able to handle the URI of any resource they serve, and <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> be able to handle URIs of unbounded length if they provide GET-based forms that could generate such URIs. A server <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> return 414 (Request-URI Too Long) status if a URI is longer than the server can handle (see <a href="p2-semantics.html#status.414" title="414 Request-URI Too Long">Section 9.4.15</a> of <a href="#Part2" id="rfc.xref.Part2.1"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 2: Message Semantics">[Part2]</cite></a>).
    24452445      <ul>
    24462446         <li> &lt;<a href="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/19">http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/19</a>&gt;: "Bodies on GET (and other) requests"
     2447         </li>
     2448         <li> &lt;<a href="http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/82">http://www3.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/82</a>&gt;: "rel_path not used"
    24472449         </li>
    24482450      </ul>
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