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Re: Bug 12543 and URL parsing in general

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 11:01:58 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2n8CpNaEYH7BeT8C5nVGou9QT=WvM-z3HxWa6MkVdqX+g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Erika Doyle Navara <Erika.Doyle@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "julian.reschke@gmx.de" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15684 seems to say that
Gecko should change.

I would coordinate with Ian and Anne before doing this. It's possible that
Ian is planning the same change.

Regards,
Silvia.

On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 9:36 AM, Erika Doyle Navara <
Erika.Doyle@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  Bug 12543 [1] requests that step 12 (replacing “\” with “/”) of the
> “resolve a URL” algorithm be removed, as Gecko behavior has shown that it
> isn’t needed for compatibility. The discussion in a related bug 14693 [2]
> also highlights other problems with step 12 and the algorithm in general.
> It has been suggested that the entire section of URL parsing be removed and
> instead defer to the URL spec [3].****
>
> ** **
>
> Are there any objections to this course of action? If not, I’ll take a
> stab at removing the relevant sections and stage them in a branch before
> committing to HTML5.1 and resolving 12543 as fixed.****
>
> ** **
>
> Alternatively, we could try to fix the URL parsing algorithm within the
> HTML5.1 spec.****
>
> ** **
>
> Thanks,****
>
> Erika Navara****
>
> ** **
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12543 ****
>
> [2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14693 ****
>
> [3] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/url/raw-file/tip/Overview.html ****
>
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