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   RE: [xml-dev] OT: Where did URI pipe symbol hack originate?

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Okay: cross-tool compatible.  I know that many OS's don't have drive
letters, but I would still like to know what is compatible with
URI-cognizant tools.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Lowery [mailto:jlowery@scenicsoft.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 10:34 AM
> To: Xml-Dev (E-mail)
> Subject: [xml-dev] OT: Where did URI pipe symbol hack originate?
> As is used after Windows drive letters:
> file:///C|/mydir/myfile.txt
> Having a little debate about whether the appropriate thing is 
> to escape the
> colon with %xx instead of using the pipe (or colon).  Has a 
> consensus formed
> that is (mostly) cross-platform compatible?
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