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

From: Henrik Dvergsdal <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 08:18:27 +0200
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To: public-html@w3.org


On 29 May 2007, at 15:36, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>> Why can't you calculate the baseURI dynamically as you parse the  
>> document tree? I mean, you always encounter the start tag of  
>> parent elements before their children, so this should be possible  
>> with a simple stack of baseURI values.
>
> This would violate the specification.

What specification?

Why do we have to follow it?

What feature of this spec is it that causes this violation?

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Henrik
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2007 06:18:34 GMT

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