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Re: html dom, attributes that contain URIs

From: Daniel Brooks <db48x@ravenwerkes.biz>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 06:04:04 -0400
Message-ID: <3F322414.9000607@ravenwerkes.biz>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, www-dom@w3.org

Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:

>On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 20:55, Daniel Brooks wrote:
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>>I'm working on Mozilla a little, and need some clarification regarding a 
>>few properties in the HTML DOM. I'd like to be able to make a number of 
>>properties that contain URIs according to the HTML spec resolve the URI 
>>wrt any applicable base URIs when accessed. The problem is that a number 
>>of these are not actually defined as containing URIs in the HTML DOM 
>>level 2 spec. An example would be the code attribute on an 
>>HTMLObjectElement 
>>(http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/REC-DOM-Level-2-HTML-20030109/html.html#ID-75241146). 
>>
>>
>>Can these properties return an absolute value, even if the source 
>>document contains a relative one?
>>
>>Then of course there are the properties that contain a space seperated 
>>list of URIs, which is more complicated, but I think is straightforward. 
>>I'd like to make them return a space seperated list of absolute URIs.
>>    
>>
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>This is a known issue in the HTML specification:
>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2003AprJun/0006.html
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>However, the erratum still needs to be done...
>
>Philippe
>
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So what needs to be done in order to get the erratum out? May I go ahead 
and change it in Mozilla?

db48x
Received on Thursday, 7 August 2003 06:04:33 GMT

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