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Re: URLs in HTML5

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:29:35 +0200
Message-ID: <48F071FF.3080201@danbri.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Re: http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2008/09/23-minutes#item08
> HTML5 does define what a valid URL is versus how it should be parsed by 
> user agents. Also, a valid URL is either a "valid" URI reference or 
> "valid" IRI reference. Specifically, valid URL does not allow more 
> productions than RFC3986 and RFC3987 do.
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/infrastructure.html#valid-url 
> has the details.

Interesting. Does this mean that URNs are URLs now? That'll be a fun one 
to explain :)



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