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Re: URL/URI/IRI resolution in HTML5/RDF/RDFa

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 09:51:14 +0100
Message-ID: <4EB3A782.8080600@gmx.de>
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 2011-11-03 19:44, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2011-11-03 19:22, Jeni Tennison wrote:
>> Julian,
>>
>> (I wasn't ignoring what you wrote, just wanted to check it out, hence
>> the delay :)
>>
>> On 2 Nov 2011, at 15:11, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> 2) "\" and "/":
>>>
>>> 2a) The uniform treatment of "\" hasn't agreement; for instance,
>>> Firefox does it only for file URIs (as far as I recall).
>>>
>>> 2b) That being said, "\" doesn't appear in syntactically valid URIs
>>> or IRIs anyway, so maybe we can ignore the question; it won't affect
>>> any valid URI/IRI anyway.
>>
>>
>> That being the case, how would any URL that contained a "\" get to
>> step 12 of the HTML5 resolution algorithm [1] where they're swapped
>> for "/"s given that step 10 says (I think!) that syntactically invalid
>> URI/IRIs will raise an error and stop the resolution?
>> ...
>
> That appears to be a bug (or a feature, depending on p.o.v.).
> ...

Raised as <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14693>.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 4 November 2011 09:18:37 GMT

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