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Re: A URL API

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2010 13:20:58 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinowJ0D0zZDm3EhMpe43a1+X_fmMYD=F2LyBVj1@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Darin Fisher <darin@chromium.org>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 9:52 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> On Sep 17, 2010, at 1:01 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
>> Another piece of functionality that's missing from HTMLAnchorElement
>> is the automatic stringification of URL objects.  That lets you pass
>> URL objects into APIs that expect URLs represented as strings.  It's
>> unlikely that we'd want to add that part of the interface to
>> HTMLAnchorElement.
>
> That does not match my recollection or testing:
>
> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?%3C!DOCTYPE%20html%3E%0A%3Cbody%3E%0A%3Ca%20href%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fsome-domain.com%2Fsome%2Fpath%23frag%22%20id%3Dtest%3E%3C%2Fa%3E%0A%3Cscript%3E%0Adocument.write(document.getElementById(%22test%22))%3B%0A%3C%2Fscript%3E

Woah, that's pretty cool.

Adam
Received on Saturday, 18 September 2010 20:22:03 GMT

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