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[Bug 20045] data: URLs, HTTP, and parsing

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Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 06:59:57 +0000
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--- Comment #2 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> data: URLs almost always successfully parse per the URL parser, but the URL
> processing step can go wrong. Maybe if that goes wrong it should be a 400
> Bad Request? Or maybe 500 Internal Server Error?
> 
> So e.g.
> 
> data:test
> 
> parses fine as a URL, but does not parse fine as a data: URL.

Sounds right to me. However, I would just require 4xx (and state that 400 is
fine), in case we ever define a more specific status code.

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