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Re: Updating the IRI spec to include "web addresses"

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2009 14:01:20 -0500
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1243969280.5864.29940.camel@pav.lan>
On Sun, 2009-05-31 at 10:12 -0700, Larry Masinter wrote:

> However, “Web Address” (or “Hypertext Reference”, as has been
> suggested) is defined as a sequence of BYTES which in turn have a
> CHARACTER ENCODING which is taken from the DOCUMENT or SCRIPT  in
> which it is embedded. 

No, it's a sequence of characters _plus_ another character encoding.

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> I don’t think this is a difficulty, it’s just an observation about the
> layering.  
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> My intent is to use “Hypertext Reference” rather than “Web Address” as
> the name of the concept being introduced, and to introduce a “href”
> BNF.  At this point, I’m planning on adding this as an appendix, and
> I’m considering moving the LEIRI section to an appendix as well.
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> Any problems with this direction? Special things to be concerned
> about? 
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> Larry

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