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Re: review of A&E

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 22:51:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: marcosc@opera.com, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906042250420.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 24 Apr 2009, Robin Berjon wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2009, at 11:12 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
> > > Also note that a scheme doesn't necessarily uniquely map to a protocol, so
> > > it should probably say "scheme handler".
> > 
> > Right. I thought the same thing. I used "protocol handler" to be
> > consistent with HTML5.
> 
> Ah, well before we use different terminology we should have a chat with 
> someone who knows where that wording comes from in HTML5 and see if 
> there's a reason to keep it.

I've corrected HTML5's terminology. (The word "protocol" is still used in 
the API, for consistency with other parts of the Web API, e.g. the 
location.protocol attribute.)

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