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Re: heads-up about "new" URLs section in HTML5 editor's draft

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 09:57:17 +0200
Message-ID: <4865EEDD.40503@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Well, space characters and such are handled by everyone. Hopefully the 
> HTML5 algorithm allows for passing UTF-8 as parameter to the algorithm 
> so the query part is always encoded as such, but that doesn't mean there 
> are some other bits that the URI/IRI specifications don't cover.

If you want to enforce UTF-8 in all components, that's good.

That being said, it's not what IE (raw bytes) and Safari (document 
encoding for query) do.

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 28 June 2008 07:58:00 UTC

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