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Re: Change definition of URL to normatively reference IRI specification using a well-defined interface

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 15:29:04 -0700
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <54A062D0-4D03-4198-A0B9-D9F0599F11DB@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Apr 6, 2010, at 5:26 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

>
>>     - resolving preserves errors, e.g. resolving "http://example.com## 
>> "
>>       returns "http://example.com/##" not "http://example.com/#%C3".
>>
>> Update the HTML spec to use these algorithms and reference the IRI  
>> spec
>> that defines them.
>
> It would be cool to understand why this is a requirement (I'm ready  
> to believe it is in practice, I'd just like to see the reason...).
>

Which requirement are you asking about, the specific "resolving  
preserves errors" requirement, or the requirement to define the  
algorithms as requested by Ian?

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 6 April 2010 22:29:37 GMT

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