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Re: a few URI/href issues captured with test cases

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 12:22:22 +0200
Message-ID: <4A1A715E.1030202@gmx.de>
To: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, public-iri@w3.org
Martin J. Dürst wrote:
> On 2009/05/22 21:04, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Martin J. Dürst wrote:
>>> ...
>>> - Normalization would have to occur at a stage when the document is
>>> already in some Unicode encoding internally, and so the original
>>> encoding may not be known anymore (this came from the CSS WG, as far
>>> as I remember). Abstractly, this may be true, but then see below.
>>> ...
>>
>> Could you please clarify what "below" refers to?
> 
> The fact that query parts are treated differently for documents that 
> were originally in Unicode (in particular UTF-8) and for others.

Yes, but that's a requirement that is *specific* to URLs in *non-valid* 
(*) HTML documents.

I wouldn't want that encoding dependency to be present for *any* 
language that uses IRIs.

BR, Julian


(*) as defined in HTML5
Received on Monday, 25 May 2009 10:23:13 GMT

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