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Re: [css3-namespace] url() syntax

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 16:50:44 -0800
Message-ID: <47AA55E4.5050004@inkedblade.net>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-style@w3.org

Karl Dubost wrote:
> 
> Hi Anne,
> 
> Le 7 févr. 2008 à 07:13, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
>> In
>>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006Sep/0028.html
>>
>> you wondered why the url() syntax was discouraged and we replied in
>>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006Oct/0006.html
>>
>> with an explanation. However, we have since then changed our views on 
>> the matter and both strings and url() syntax are fine now.
> 
> cool.
> 
> Checking the Editor's draft.
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-namespace/#syntax
> 
> The syntax for the @namespace rule is as follows (using the notation 
> from the Grammar appendix of CSS 2.1 [CSS21]):
> 
> namespace
>   : NAMESPACE_SYM S* [namespace_prefix S*]? [STRING|URI] S* ';' S*
>   ;
> namespace_prefix
>   : IDENT
>   ;
> 
> It is said:
> "A URI string parsed from the URI syntax must be treated as a literal 
> string: as with the STRING syntax, no URI-specific normalization is 
> applied."
> 
> Just a question:
>     what is a URI-specific normalization?

resolving relative URIs to absolute, converting URI escapes, matching
case-insensitively for case-insensitive parts of the URI etc.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 7 February 2008 00:51:10 GMT

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