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[Bug 14155] New: Drop the conformance requirement banning xml:base in HTML. If authors want to use xml:base with script in an "HTML document", there's no reason why should stop them. (It can be useful to implement new URL(url, baseurl) polyfill, for instance)

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Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:12:29 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-14155-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14155

           Summary: Drop the conformance requirement banning xml:base in
                    HTML. If authors want to use xml:base with script in
                    an "HTML document", there's no reason why should stop
                    them. (It can be useful to implement new URL(url,
                    baseurl) polyfill, for instance)
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -xml:base-attribute-(xml-only)
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org, simonp@opera.com


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/elements.html
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#the-xml:base-attribute-(xml-only)
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#the-xml:base-attribute-(xml-only)

Comment:
Drop the conformance requirement banning xml:base in HTML. If authors want to
use xml:base with script in an "HTML document", there's no reason why should
stop them. (It can be useful to implement new URL(url, baseurl) polyfill, for
instance)

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