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[whatwg] Web Addresses vs Legacy Extended IRI

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:50:46 +0100
Message-ID: <49C77796.6090909@gmx.de>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>>> The issue is that it's *not* the same thing.
>>> Well, no, not exactly. But they perform essentially the same task, 
>>> modulo a few characters. And since one is a superset of the other (as 
>>> long as URL encoding is UTF-8) I don't see a point in having both.
>> Well, then let's just agree that we disagree on that.
> I would still be interested in hearing your point. Is it whitespace?

...and other characters that are not allowed in URIs and IRIs, such as 
"{" and "}" (which therefore can be used as delimiters).

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 23 March 2009 04:50:46 UTC

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