[cp-patches] Patch: Appletviewer fix

Tom Tromey tromey at redhat.com
Thu Jun 1 22:00:46 UTC 2006


>>>>> "Tom" == Thomas Fitzsimmons <fitzsim at redhat.com> writes:

Tom> This is fine for now, but I'm thinking we may be working around a
Tom> general problem with our URL class.  Shouldn't
Tom> http://gnu.org/software/classpath and
Tom> http://gnu.org/software/classpath/ resolve to the same location
Tom> when passed to the URL constructor?

I don't think so, according to the way URLs are defined.

Conceptually there's no reason to think that the first URL above
refers to a directory.  In practice if you use that sort of URL you'll
often get back a redirect to the second form... but that is per spec.

Tom



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