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[Bug 9043] Must the href attribute of <base> be a full URL, including http://...; if so, what is the correct terminology for that? I tried following the "valid URL" link and it goes down a rabbit hole to http://www.w3.org/html/wg/href/draft, which does not define "v

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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-02-25 06:39:10 ---
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Status: Partially Accepted
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale:

To answer your question, the answer is "no" (it can be a relative URL).
However, you are right that the references don't yet define this in suitable
detail. There's work ongoing on this front to fix this. I'll examine this again
once it is done to see if this resolves this issue.


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