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RE: Summary of comment on Mobile OK Basic draft

From: Carlos Iglesias <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 12:12:59 +0100
Message-ID: <09700B613C4DD84FA9F2FEA52188281901D6339D@ayalga.fundacionctic.org>
To: "Shadi Abou-Zahra" <shadi@w3.org>, <public-wai-ert@w3.org>


Hi,
 
> Johannes Koch wrote:
> >> A wider definition which discourages not valid href values 
> in general 
> >> would be desirable.
> > 
> > Again: what is 'not valid'? According to XHTML (DTD validity), the 
> > value of href attributes is just CDATA. According to the 
> specification 
> > prose it must be a URI. Do we propose to use only URI schemes 
> > registered with IANA?
> 
> OK, replace 'not valid' with 'misuse of'.
> 
> The question for me is, what other forms of href misuse is 
> there beyond 'javascript:' and '#'?

Any number of '#' for example.
Yes, I know, it's quite weird but it happens [1].

And I can't imagine how many "weird things" we could find out there, this is why I was in search of a "not valid"/"misuse" general definition although it may not be possible.

[1] - [http://www.google.com/codesearch?hl=en&lr=&q=href%3D%22%23%23%23%22&btnG=Search]
	
Regards,
 CI.

 
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