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[Bug 13173] WF2: <input type="url"> should accept URLs with protocol omitted

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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13173

--- Comment #11 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 2011-07-10 20:20:11 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #10)
> ...
> > Additionally, as web-developer I would prefer browsers to submit exactly string
> > typed by user anyway (i.e., without transformations such as automatic adding
> > "http://")--just to have full control of input data, though this is secondary
> > thing.
> 
> Why do you want this?  In what specific situation would you prefer to have the
> exact thing the user typed, instead of a cleaned-up version?
> ...

One reason that comes to mind is showing accurate diagnostics to the user.

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