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RE: Why Microsoft's authoritative=true won't work and is a bad idea

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 00:22:45 +0200
To: Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com>
Cc: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'Ian Hickson'" <ian@hixie.ch>, "'Sam Ruby'" <rubys@us.ibm.com>, "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1215469365.20418.152.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On mån, 2008-07-07 at 09:36 -0400, Justin James wrote:

> * Over the last few weeks, it has become clear that the URI specs need to
> change for certain aspects of browser behavior and HTML to make sense and/or
> work right.

Whats wrong with the HTTP URL specification that makes HTML not make
sense or not work right?

I know some cases where browsers behave oddly wrt Internet URLs in
general (mainly http:// and ftp://), and in all cases so far they are
not following specifications and would behave quite well if they did..

Regards
Henrik

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