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

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Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:00:14 +0000
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            Bug ID: 20045
           Summary: data: URLs, HTTP, and parsing
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XHR
          Assignee: annevk@annevk.nl
          Reporter: annevk@annevk.nl
        QA Contact: public-webapps-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: julian.reschke@gmx.de, mike@w3.org,

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.


parses fine as a URL, but does not parse fine as a data: URL.

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