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Re: URL/URI Normalization

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 14:27:42 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTikJ5VXLCBotjtVQ5ZuPu1pwtkJLDcREyhnn03Qd@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan@webr3.org
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
URL canonicalization is an interesting and complicated topic.  I'm
hoping to cover it in my URL parsing / canonicalization specification,
but I haven't been spending much time on that recently.

Adam


On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
>
> I'm currently trying to find any text in the HTML specifications which give
> an indication on which steps of URL (/URI) normalization should, or should
> not, be followed by implementations.
>
> I threw together a quick test page at http://webr3.org/urinorm/html and have
> found all browsers (which I've tested) do some of the URI normalization
> steps, with only chrome and IE doing full normalization.
>
> Any pointers or consideration to this would be greatly appreciated, unsure
> if it's an "issue" or not for the specification(s).
>
> Best,
>
> Nathan
>
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