Re: URL, URI and the w3c

Dear all,

thanks for your replies!

From Carsten Bormann <> ha scritto:
> On 14. Jun 2022, at 12:25, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> >> I assume that those specs are aligned, isn't it?
> >
> > They are very much not aligned. There are plenty of ways we can write URLs and URIs that parse differently based on these specs. I collect some of those issues here:


> WHATWG describes Browser URLs.
> [..] even with different schemes than http/https, so it is good that we have a reference for URIs (3986) and IRIs (3987)
> [..]  The RFCs are also a stable reference [..]


> I think that 3986/3987 would be useful subjects for a revision, but I’m not sure there is energy for that.

Ok. Given Daniel's link I think that requires a strong commitment from
the community.

> [...] extracting the data model from the URI syntax and written it up in — that was an interesting exercise

I'll take a look.

I am curious then what  a specification like OAuth-Somethin which
relies on both browsers and generic user agents
should adopt...


Received on Tuesday, 14 June 2022 16:14:36 UTC