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Re: SVG12: Escaping fragment identifiers

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 20:31:55 +0200
Message-ID: <546340319.20051013203155@w3.org>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Monday, April 18, 2005, 12:59:16 AM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> Dear Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group,

BH>   From http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/linking.html
BH> section 14.3.2

BH> [...]
BH>   Note: characters in fragment identifiers that are outside the
BH>   repertoire of US-ASCII must be encoded using UTF-8 and %HH escaping
BH>   if the value of the XLink href attribute is converted to a URI for
BH>   resolution. [RFC3987]
BH> [...]

BH> Please change the draft such that this statement is limited to cases
BH> where the fragment identifier participates in this "resolution" pro-
BH> cess and such that it does not contradict RFC 3987.


We have altered the text to state

  Note: since fragment identifiers are stripped from IRIs before
  resolution, there is no need to escape any characters in fragments
  that are outside the repertoire of US-ASCII.

Please let us know within two weeks if this does not satisfy your

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Thursday, 13 October 2005 18:32:04 UTC

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