Re: Issue 43 (combining fragments)

On Tue, 28 Jul 2009 12:25:27 +0200, Julian Reschke <>  

> - Opera uses the fragment from the source URI, when present, otherwise  
> the fragment from the redirect location

Regarding Opera:

We changed the behaviour in 2003 (about v7.20) because we got several  
reports requesting that particular change, and apparently the reporters  
were able to accomplish what they wanted in other browsers at the time,  
one claimed also that our old behaviour was not according to 2616.

If you clarify the entry, you should be very clear on the point that any  
and all anchors (including no anchor) overrides any anchor used by the  
initial resource when presenting the URL to the user or using it to  
process the resource, or under which conditions an override should be  
allowed, alternatively that it is not specified (which would probably be  

This is another area which could benefit from actual examples in the  
specification (as I have metioned for cache directives).

Yngve N. Pettersen

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Received on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 13:40:24 UTC