[erlang-bugs] Documentation issues

Kirill Zaborski <>
Sun Jul 1 08:17:43 CEST 2007


I'm not sure about RFC but Firefox treats URL with extra slashes as
different so visited links for http://www.erlang.org//doc/index.html will be
different from visited links on http://www.erlang.org/doc/index.html.
Not a big issue but nonetheless It seems strange to me that it is so
difficult not to include that superfluous slash in "Top" links.

Regards,
Kirill.


On 7/1/07, Matthias Lang <> wrote:
>
> Kirill Zaborski writes:
>
> > And then I get to http://www.erlang.org//doc/index.html and not to
> > http://www.erlang.org/doc/index.html as expected
>
> Going to those two URLs gets me the same page.
>
> But I failed to find a clear statement in RFC3986 about whether those
> two URLs are actually equivalent or not, i.e. is a conforming
> application supposed to treat the two as identical? Section six reads
> almost as though someone's describing some hacks they implemented on
> Friday afternoon...
>
> Maybe someone more familiar with those RFCs can enlighten me.
>
> Matthias, just curious
>
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