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Re: xml:base

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 01:18:21 +0200
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <46294A3D.2EE4@xyzzy.claranet.de>

Addison Phillips wrote:

> http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod-resid/#C059

That document is apparently rather old, it still mentions RFC 2396,
and it has a normative (sic!) reference to [I-D IRI].  <shudder />

It also references XML 1.0 chapter 4.2.2 claiming that I can find
provisions for IRIs there.  Checking that in XML 1.0 4th ed. it's
about the <SystemLiteral>, and the presented algorithm boils down
to "use UTF-8 and percent-encode".

That's no fair summary of RFC 3987, it's not good enough to get a
valid STD 66 URI from a given valid IRI, it doesn't mention the
IDNA issue.   And for crying out loud, there's also no RFC 3987
reference in XML 1.0 4th ed. published only months ago.  <sigh />

Frank (deciding to use pure US-ASCII XML for yet another decade)
Received on Friday, 20 April 2007 23:20:36 UTC

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