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Re: Non-hierarchical base URLs (was Re: draft-abarth-url-01 uploaded)

From: Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 18:26:31 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=PxQCuWxpg7485RSbs92CcW86roQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-iri@w3.org
On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> On May 2, 2011, at 5:42 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
>> You're missing the constraint that browser vendors aren't going to
>> change their implementations to align with this dream.
>
> There is no such constraint.  Real browser developers like to fix
> bugs when they are found, particularly when it makes their behavior
> more interoperable with existing content.

Perhaps you missed this message:

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 1:38 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> On Apr 25, 2011, at 1:27 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Actually, Safari *does* the right thing here.
>
> Safari has serious bugs as a result of doing the RFC-compliant thing here. We plan to change to be more like other browsers.
>
> Regards,
> Maciej

AFAIK, Maciej is about as "real" a browser developer as they come.

Adam
Received on Tuesday, 3 May 2011 01:27:29 GMT

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