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Re: lynx-dev URL Case Sensitivity in Crawler

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev URL Case Sensitivity in Crawler
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 12:07:21 -0500
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On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 10:24:52AM -0800, Brian S Queen wrote:
> Version: 2.8.4
> System: Linux Red Hat 2.2.19 SMP
> Activity:  lynx -traversal -noredir term=vt100 $url
> Reproducible: Yes
> Problem:  Capitalization changes in the hostname of a URL make the URL 
> acceptable when the URL should be rejected.
> Solution:  Force case insensitivity on the host part of the URL during URL 
> comparison.

I understand that a pathname on a host is case-sensitive (usually).
But I'd thought hostnames were not.  Anyone know the applicable RFC?

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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