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Re: [whatwg] Stripping newlines from URI attributes (fwd)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 12:50:51 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Erik van der Poel" <erikv@google.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Larry Masinter" <masinter@adobe.com>, public-iri@w3.org, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ux8lq1uv64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 08:18:42 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> ...
>>> By the way, what does this WG intend to do about characters where the
>>> browsers don't all behave the same way? The browsers are quite
>>> consistent about TAB/CR/LF, but IE, Safari, Chrome and Opera convert \
>>> to / in the host and path parts of the URI, while Firefox doesn't.
>>  The draft that was part of HTML 5 said to replace \ with /. I have not  
>> checked whether Larry changed this.
>> ...
> So if that mapping is not required for interop in UAs, why require it  
> then?

I think it is required.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 6 August 2009 10:51:43 GMT

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