Kurt McKee

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Articles tagged with urlnorm

urlnorm has a purpose! | 4 July 2010

While I had at first thought that urlnorm would be a generalized URI normalization tool, it's become apparent to me that I have no interest in dealing with specialized schemes (such as irc, goim, or even mailto). Really all I want is a bit of software that can deconstruct HTTP …

Normalizing URLs | 1 June 2010

Last weekend I started coding up a URL normalizer. The idea is that it will be able to take a URL and change it to its canonical form, so that http://KURTMCKEE.ORG:80 will become http://kurtmckee.org/. Most of that time was spent coding up some proof-of-concept functions …