Re: Parsing too strict in (David Lloyd)

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Re: Parsing too strict in (David Lloyd)

Peter Firmstone
> Have there been any recent developments, updates, or insights on this
> issue?  I wonder if a gradual change to RFC 3986 support might be more
> appropriate: for example, start with*just*  accepting empty SSP.
> If the compatibility requirements of are too stringent to
> allow for any change, then surely all that can be done is to deprecate
> &  replace it, which would need no further delay that I can see.

A strict RFC 3896 implementation, modified from Apache Harmony's to support RFC3986.   This is also in Apache River, the
code has provenance, if the other authors are still contactable, you
might get it donated as GPL.

It doesn't implement Serializable, it does have method signatures
identical to, so it's a drop in replacement in most cases.  
It has some additional methods, to fix illegal but commonly used URI
forms.  You could use it to test the impact of migrating to RFC3986,
without having to implement it yourselves.