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Re: Normalization, was: RE: [Widget URI] Internationalization, widget IRI?

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 14:27:42 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670909100527g347bcecck572e8f78b186ae1e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 5:47 PM, Marcos Caceres<marcosc@opera.com> wrote:
> Marcin Hanclik wrote:
>> Hi Marcos,
>> Thanks for your comments.
>> It seems we are aligned.
>>>> UAs will just have to deal with that internally
>> I assume there could be an easy solution to the normalization:
>> The normalization / mandating some equivalence-determining algorithm (from
>> RFC3987) could go into P&C.
>> Then maybe I18N would not have to be bothered further.
> Ok, basically, to address this all we need to say is:
> If 'potential license href' is a valid IRI, then let 'widget license href'
> be the result of normalizing 'potential license href' in accordance with
> RFC3987.
> Same for author href.
> (Personally, I think this change is unnecessary because of the fact that
> implementers know these are IRIs already).

So it turns out that %-encoded really just means "replace this '%xx'
with UTF-8 bytes". So we don't need to do anything.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Thursday, 10 September 2009 12:28:36 UTC

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