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Re: expected results for URI encoding tests?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 19:45:13 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0806261943420.13974@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 26 Jun 2008, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> Ian, these test materials look pretty handy...
>   http://hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/uri/encoding/

They aren't really tests, more what I call demos -- files that were 
intended to show behaviour for reverse engineering, not files intended to 
show pass or fail conditions.


> but I'm not 100% confident I understand how they work.
> What's the expected result from 002.html , for example?

There's no expected result for any of them really, at least not when they 
were written. Do you mean expected results with respect to HTML4, HTML5, 
URI, IRI, HTTP, ...?

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