Re: Is this use of BASE kosher?

Larry Masinter (
Sat, 5 Aug 95 00:41:39 EDT

| If the URI in the address of the head anchor is the same as the base
| URI, then the base document is sufficient as a representation of the
| resource. A user agent must not, for example, use any network
| information retrieval protocols to obtain a new representation of the
| resourse.

Lest there be any ambiguity, I would change 'same as' to 'exactly the
same as' or 'identical to'. Otherwise, we'll have divergent behavior
between two browsers that have different URI canonicalization rules.

(is the 'same as' ?)