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Re: Non-http: methods in CSS URL()

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 19:53:05 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0503011952570.28906@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Robin Berjon wrote:
> 
> Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> > What would list members expect to be the
> > result of the following code fragment ?
> > 
> >     <SPAN STYLE="background-image: url(mailto:p.taylor@rhul.ac.uk)">
> >         &nbsp;
> >     </SPAN>
> 
> I would expect user agents to apply common sense judiciously and not attempt
> to traverse links for schemes that do not permit the retrieval of resources.

Hear hear.

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