Yan Gao wrote:
Original Article: http://www.egroups.com/list/ipp/?start=5223
> Dear Sir,
>> I did not found out in the IPP1.0 protocal whether uri should be
> case-sensitive or case-insensicive.
> Could anybody tell me please?
>> Yan Gao
>gaoyan at excite.co.jp>
Part of it is case sensitive and part is case insensitive. From
3.2.3 URI Comparison
When comparing two URIs to decide if they match or not, a client SHOULD use
a case-sensitive octet-by-octet comparison of the entire URIs, with these
· A port that is empty or not given is equivalent to the default port
for that URI-reference;
· Comparisons of host names MUST be case-insensitive;
· Comparisons of scheme names MUST be case-insensitive;
· An empty abs_path is equivalent to an abs_path of “/”.
Characters other than those in the “reserved” and “unsafe” sets (see
section 3.2) are equivalent to their “"%" HEX HEX” encoding.
For example, the following three URIs are equivalent: