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Re: Error handling in URIs

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 16:04:33 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uc9apvd564w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 15:54:09 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 14:04:05 +0200, Julian Reschke  
>> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Or that the definition needs to be moved into a standalone spec.
>>  I guess I don't really see how that's different from fixing the URI  
>> spec.
> There is nothing that needs to be fixed in the URI spec.
> If other specs accept invalid URIs, then those specs also need to define  
> how to do that.

So why do we get LEIRIs in iri-bis?

>>  I think the problem is that currently no specification says how to  
>> construct a URI from a bunch of Unicode characters while taking into  
>> account that the path component always needs to be in UTF-8 and the  
>> query component in the document encoding.
> But again, that's not a problem with URI or IRI, right?

I'm not quite sure what you mean with again. Also, the URI/IRI spec seems  
like the logical place to define this. I suppose that's the reason the IRI  
spec is being updated to handle LEIRIs.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 14:05:18 UTC

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