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Re: Browser bars, etc.

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 20:09:09 +0200
Message-ID: <4FFC6FC5.2000003@gmx.de>
To: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
CC: John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>, Dave Thaler <dthaler@microsoft.com>, public-iri@w3.org
On 2012-07-10 20:02, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> ...
> It seems to me that a browser does not need to present the "raw" URI in
> the address bar, and ought to display hex-encoded characters there in a

s/characters/octets/

This is part of the problem :-)

> user-friendly manner. So I don't think that IRI vs. URI is all that
> relevant for the address bar, whereas it's more relevant for activities
> like authoring HTML documents.

People paste from the address bar into href attributes. So whatever 
works in the browser *will* end up in HTML documents.

Best regards, Julian
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