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Re: Do we need the restrictions on the <base> element?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 22:25:09 -0500
Message-ID: <4668CC15.9020808@mit.edu>
To: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Laurens Holst wrote:
> Let me quote the entirety that came before this:

Thank you for doing that!

>>> So if an image is moved in the DOM it doesn't get the new URI, is 
>>> what you're saying?
>> Sure, I guess it’s odd, but that’s what I’ve been talking about. UAs 
>> already do it with <base> in HTML, and Firefox with xml:base in XHTML 
>> as well.

As a matter of fact, if the base URI changes when you move an image in the DOM 
in Firefox due to a different xml:base up the new parent chain, it _will_ load 
the new image.  That was the part I was disagreeing with.

Received on Friday, 8 June 2007 03:25:37 UTC

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