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[Bug 12478] New: From the current text, it is ambiguous whether implementors should use a white list or a black list for defining acceptable URL schemes and MIME-types. If completely arbitrary, unknown URL schemes and MIME-types (application/hoobaflooba, hoobaflooba:) are

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Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 00:32:10 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-12478-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12478

           Summary: From the current text, it is ambiguous whether
                    implementors should use a white list or a black list
                    for defining acceptable URL schemes and MIME-types. If
                    completely arbitrary, unknown URL schemes and
                    MIME-types (application/hoobaflooba, hoobaflooba:) are
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#hea
                    d
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/timers.html
Section: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#head

Comment:
>From the current text, it is ambiguous whether implementors should use a white
list or a black list for defining acceptable URL schemes and MIME-types. If
completely arbitrary, unknown URL schemes and MIME-types
(application/hoobaflooba, hoobaflooba:) are to be supported, please state so
clearly. -- wilhelmja@opera.com

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