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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 21:54:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com>
Cc: Ted Hardie <ted.ietf@gmail.com>, Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Marc Blanchet <Marc.Blanchet@viagenie.ca>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, Michel SUIGNARD <Michel@suignard.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>, "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
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On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, Mark Davis ~X~U wrote:
>
> For Issue #1, I like the formulation. However, I'd like to see one more 
> piece of information (logically) returned: if the parse could not 
> continue to the end, then what was the last character successfully 
> parsed.
> 
> That is, in "http://google.com*<space>*", it would return the offset 
> between the "m" and the space.

I have no objection to these algorithms returning even more than was 
listed in the descriptions I wrote; the descriptions are just what I 
believe we need for HTML. It seems very reasonable for the algorithms to 
satisfy other needs as well.

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