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Re: scoping the IRI processing spec (was Re: status of IRI work)

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 23:21:09 +0200
To: Chris Weber <chris@lookout.net>
Cc: "PUBLIC-IRI@W3.ORG" <PUBLIC-IRI@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2m5v77tpqurede2kv9ih23mcgitmopvl9f@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Chris Weber wrote:
>Bjoern do you consider it a contradiction or an override that HTML5 
>would redefine the <unreserved> and other aspects of the ABNF definition?

Whatever perceived issue this would be intended to address, re-defining
individual production rules of the grammar is the wrong way to do it.

>Do you see it as a contradiction or override that HTML5 would replace 
>all U+005C REVERSE SOLIDUS (\) characters with U+002F SOLIDUS (/) 
>characters?

As it is, IRIs and URIs cannot include this character, making rules for
handling them that apply to specific contexts is fair game.
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