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Re: "Web addresses in HTML 5" for review (ISSUE-56 urls-webarch)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 20:32:56 -0500
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <1237426376.7868.1381.camel@pav.lan>
On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 18:21 -0700, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Mar 18, 2009, at 6:56 AM, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> > Attached find a draft for ACTION-68
> ... (converted to text)
> 
> >                             Web addresses in HTML 5
> 
> It would be better called "Referencing a URI in HTML5"
> 
> Seriously, I consider that to be a show-stopper.

OK, I'm collecting input on the choice of terms...

[...]
> > 2 Parsing Web addresses
> 
> ... sorry, this entire section is disconnected from reality.
> It doesn't match any of the known implementations and directly
> contradicts the standard.

Could you elaborate on that a bit? If you could give
me an input string and tell me what output the standard
gives that this section doesn't, that would help quite a bit.

> > 3 Resolving Web addresses
> 
> ... this section should be split into "establishing the base URI
> for a given reference" and "resolving URI components."
> 
> Browser-specific error handling should be applied to each component
> of the base URI and reference after they have been parsed into
> components according to the algorithm in RFC3986.

I think I'll have a better section 3 later this week.

Thanks for giving this rough draft a fairly detailed review.

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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