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Re: aftermath on Bug 8953 – URL decomp. IDL attributes when parsing fails

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 14:33:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4B7D41BD.1060604@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On 18.02.2010 14:25, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 14:21:12 +0100, Julian Reschke
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> (*) URLs in HTML5 are not necessarily valid. I didn't invent that
>> terminology.
>
> Yes, URL is basically the input string. It doesn't follow that something
> that looks like an absolute URL is one.

It might not follow, but it's totally confusing that it isn't.

Anyway, can we get back to the discussion *why* there is this 
restriction to the syntax (considering it's not implemented, and all 
kinds of other garbage are allowed)?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 18 February 2010 13:34:29 GMT

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