Re: Removing _at_UnmatchedPath

From: Bill de hOra <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2007 21:09:21 +0100

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Bill de hOra wrote:
>> ...
>> I prefer the new version for the API. However, if I read the uri
>> templates draft right, I think greedy is the default - it doesn't
>> support any operators/quantifiers but says any legal URI tokens can go
>> inside the brackets. So if I had (assuming greedy)
>> ...
> I think we really really need to have progress on the URI template spec
> before relying on it's syntax. The question about whether a template is
> restricted to path elements, and, if not, how escaping will work, has
> been open for way too long.


It doesn't have much surface area (but then neither did Slug in APP
until we started to deal with encoding etc). Could we:

  - nudge Joe, or contribute
  - define the syntax here

what do you think? It seems valuable for the JSR we have something
solid/stable to depend on.