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Re: [whatwg] WF2 - <form action="">

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 20:13:27 -0600
Message-ID: <47900B47.6000200@mit.edu>
To: Geoff Richards <qef@ungwe.org>
CC: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Geoff Richards wrote:
> We should be referencing the most recent URI standard, RFC 3986.
> According to that, a relative URI which is empty or just contains a
> fragment part should resolve to the base URI

That's how most URI resolution works, yes.  But <form action=""> (empty value) 
doesn't work that way in at least some UAs.  And sites depend on it.  :(

-Boris
Received on Friday, 18 January 2008 02:13:19 UTC

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