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Re: Error handling in URIs

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 19:42:58 -0400
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080624234258.GB25157@mercury.ccil.org>

Frank Ellermann scripsit:

> 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.

True but irrelevant: one of the purposes of the HTML5 effort is
to document and standardize behavior which is neither.
That means beginning where you are, not where you hypothetically
ought to be.

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