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Re: Error handling in URIs

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 01:40:05 +0200
To: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <g3s0hc$s1e$1@ger.gmane.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> 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.

Taking false assumptions into account always results in "do what
you like", as they let us prove in elementary courses.  The IRI
spec. is RFC 3987, not what some versions of Firefox did or do.

 Frank
Received on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 23:39:09 GMT

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