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Re: Hoisting <base> into <head>

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:14:31 -0400
Message-ID: <4C86AB37.8040605@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On 9/7/10 5:09 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Sep 2010 23:03:58 +0200, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
>> It seems like the easiest solution is just to allow <base> elements
>> outside of <head> to override the base URL.
> Yeah, I thought that would be better too. Just use the first <base>
> element in the Document. That would also be more similar to how e.g.
> <title> works and would allow for XML documents not using <head> etc.

This has issues with <base> being injected into the body suddenly 
affecting where scripts load from, no?

Received on Tuesday, 7 September 2010 21:15:06 UTC

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