Re: ISSUE-29 (scope-uri-schemes): Should the HTML 5 specification introduce URI schemes such as javascript:? [HTML Principles/Requirements]

On 1/23/08, Henri Sivonen <> wrote:
> I think javascript: needs to be treated as grandfathered even if
> registered after the IRI RFC. Otherwise, the conformance requirements
> will be annoying and unpractical. That is, it is counter-intuitive to
> apply the generic IRI syntax to javascript:.

The provisional registration process requires only that any deviations
from the generic syntax be noted[1], not disallowed, which is why I
recommended it.


Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.
Coactus; Web-inspired integration strategies

Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2008 22:08:11 UTC