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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 08:18:42 +0200
Message-ID: <4A7A75C2.2050608@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Erik van der Poel <erikv@google.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, public-iri@w3.org, public-html@w3.org
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> ...
>> 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.
> ...

So if that mapping is not required for interop in UAs, why require it then?

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 6 August 2009 06:19:26 UTC

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