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Re: Tidy bug (malformed URI reference)

From: Charles Reitzel <creitzel@rcn.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2002 16:56:47 -0500
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To: "Ken James" <jamsxr@allwest.net>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>


At 09:53 PM 12/5/2002 -0700, Ken James wrote:
>Please unsubscribe me from this list.
>I have tried for two weeks to unsubscribe and every thing I have done has 
>Only option left is to reply to each message that is sent.
>Thank You
>Ken James
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:derhoermi@gmx.net>Bjoern Hoehrmann
>To: <mailto:creitzel@rcn.com>Charles Reitzel
>Cc: <mailto:html-tidy@w3.org>html-tidy@w3.org
>Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 9:15 AM
>Subject: Re: Tidy bug (malformed URI reference)
>* Charles Reitzel wrote:
> >Unfortunately, this is a case of "damned if you do, damned if you
> >don't".
>Indeed, so authors should avoid using spaces or non-ASCII characters in
>URIs, no matter what scheme.
> >FWIW, I couldn't find Javascript links <a href="javascript: ...">foo</a>
> >described anywhere in the HTML spec.
>The scheme is not registered and due to usability and accessability
>issues, no one should use it, especially not the HTML recommendation.
> >So we may be in a gray area of
> >compliance with the _Recommendation_.
>No, there is a normative reference to RFC 2396 which forbids spaces in
>URI references, and there is
>   http://www.w3.org/International/O-URL-and-ident.h
>Tidy does what is written in the specification,
>such behaivour is not a bug and won't be changed.
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