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Spaces in IRIs (was: Re: Validation error frequencies)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2008 01:32:49 +0100
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@us.ibm.com>, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t5vfszan64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 01 Feb 2008 00:52:14 +0100, Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> I believe that advice applies here.  Spaces in IRI should be an error.

You might want to have a look at the work on revising RFC 3987:

   https://datatracker.ietf.org/drafts/draft-duerst-iri-bis/

It introduces a "Legacy Extended IRI" (LEIRI) syntax that allows spaces  
and various other characters. This syntax is primarily designed for markup  
languages.


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Anne van Kesteren
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