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Re: <access> and IRI equivalence

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 14:51:02 +0100
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Message-Id: <BF10AEEA-0CDE-40CA-8A4B-3FD914B18786@w3.org>
Cc: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 26 Mar 2009, at 14:44, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Mar 2009 14:40:16 +0100, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>  
> wrote:
>> 1. I think it's a good thing to phrase this in terms of the BNF from
>> 3986 and 3987.  I don't think it's obvious that this piece of the  
>> spec
>> needs to reuse the HTML URI parser.
> AFAICT "that" parser is used for HTTP, CSS, HTML, XMLHttpRequest,  
> DOM APIs, etc.

I phrased this poorly.  The question at hand is whether the spec needs  
a dependency on HTML's use of URI references, or whether a reference  
to the URI spec is sufficient.  I suspect that the latter is in fact  
the case; implementations would still be free to be a bit more lenient.
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