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Re: [whatwg] Stripping newlines from URI attributes (fwd)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 00:52:53 +0200
To: "Erik van der Poel" <erikv@google.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Larry Masinter" <masinter@adobe.com>, public-iri@w3.org, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ux7oifw464w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Wed, 05 Aug 2009 23:44:10 +0200, Erik van der Poel <erikv@google.com>  
> Interesting. So, in addition to the HREF -> DNS/HTTP mapping, we see
> differences between the browsers in their DOM behavior.

Actually, this is part of the HREF to URI mapping.

> By the way, what does this WG intend to do about characters where the
> browsers don't all behave the same way? The browsers are quite
> consistent about TAB/CR/LF, but IE, Safari, Chrome and Opera convert \
> to / in the host and path parts of the URI, while Firefox doesn't.

The draft that was part of HTML 5 said to replace \ with /. I have not  
checked whether Larry changed this.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 5 August 2009 22:53:53 UTC

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