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Re: Error handling in URIs

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 21:42:00 +0200
Message-ID: <48614E08.9010907@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, uri@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jun 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> 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.
>>
>> [...] But again, that's not a problem with URI or IRI, right?
> 
> I don't really care to play the blame game. This needs to be defined 
> somewhere; for now I'm putting it in the HTML5 spec. This thread just 
> started because I mentioned in IRC that my life would be easier if someone 
> had done this for me in another spec, and you suggested that maybe there 
 > ...

The thread started because you claimed:

> # # [04:07] <Hixie> parsing a URI reference requires knowing the scheme of the base URI
> # # [04:07] <Hixie> someone please write URI5 so i don't have to deal with this nonsense

...and I still don't know what you were referring to.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 19:42:46 GMT

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