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Re: [whatwg] URL standard: Query string parsing; host parsing

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:12:26 +0100
Message-ID: <5141866A.5070906@gmx.de>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 2013-03-13 21:24, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 3/13/13 4:23 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Under RFC 3986, it would resolve to
>>
>>    jar:http://example.com/Bar.class
>
> If you assume that this is a hierarchical scheme and that the hierarchy
> is in some particular place, no?  Why is that assumption being made?

No such assumption was made. Just following the algorithm in the spec.

>> Looks like a broken scheme to me.
>
> I'm not going to try to claim jar: is a wonderful thing.  It is what it
> is.  It needs to not break.

Is it used outside Java applet scenarios?

BTW: this shows why formal registration and review of URI schemes is a 
*feature*.

Best regards, Julian
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