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

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 06:02:36 -0800
Message-ID: <47A0837C.2070606@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: HTML Issue Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 18:29:13 +0100, HTML Issue Tracking Issue Tracker 
> <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
>> Our charter doesn't mention specification of URI schemes.
>> http://www.w3.org/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter.html
>>
>> Is this something that can be done in a separate document? or by a 
>> different group?
> 
> I think this issue can be closed as HTML5 does not define the javascript 
> URI scheme. It in fact refers to a separate document for that 
> definition. It does definine the implications of the javascript URI 
> scheme on security, navigation, and history.

That makes sense to me; I was perhaps a little hasty in adding
this to the issues list.

Does anybody see any more action we should take other than monitoring
progress of the scheme registration?

If not, I'm also inclined to close the issue.

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Wednesday, 30 January 2008 14:02:44 UTC

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