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[Bug 13721] don't include colon in examples of scheme names

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Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 04:15:06 +0000
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Mykyta Yevstifeyev <evnikita2@gmail.com> changed:

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

--- Comment #2 from Mykyta Yevstifeyev <evnikita2@gmail.com> 2011-09-24 04:15:06 UTC ---
I'll reopen the bug now.

Whereas people understand better, this is not correct in terms of RFC 3986.  It
specifies a ":" character as a delimiter, and everything before it in the URI
is a scheme name.  So it is incorrect to point to eg. 'http:' scheme because it
literally leads to URI like "http:://smth.org/".

Moreover, as HTML spec is available in HTML, and you actively use highlighting
there, I doubt there will be any problems with understanding.

Please reconsider this proposal.

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