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[Bug 13719] remove reference to draft-holsten-about-uri-scheme

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Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 09:57:41 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13719

Mykyta Yevstifeyev <evnikita2@gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|NEEDSINFO                   |

--- Comment #2 from Mykyta Yevstifeyev <evnikita2@gmail.com> 2011-08-14 09:57:40 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: Several features have a fundamental dependency on the about URL
> scheme. What do you suggest we reference instead?

I'll change this to REOPENED now; please consider the following. The authors of
this draft reveled unwillingness o continue work on it (this is at least what
I've deduced from several month co-working with them trying to help with
preparation of new version to consider IETF Last Call comments). Currently IETF
APPSAWG working group is going to overtake this work; the new draft is going to
have rather different concept.

What I propose is to leave all mentions of 'about' URIs in the HTML spec but
make no references. When 'about' URI scheme processes, it will make all
necessary assignments; now please mention "about:<...> is used in <...> and
about:<...> is used in <...>".

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