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Re: Browser bars, etc.

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 12:15:38 -0600
Message-ID: <4FFC714A.7050300@stpeter.im>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: John C Klensin <john-ietf@jck.com>, Dave Thaler <dthaler@microsoft.com>, public-iri@w3.org
On 7/10/12 12:09 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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 :-)

As is my doing three things at once!

>> 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.

You have a point...

/psa
Received on Tuesday, 10 July 2012 18:16:10 GMT

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