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

On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 08:18:42 +0200, Julian Reschke <> wrote:
> 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?

I think it is required.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Thursday, 6 August 2009 10:51:44 UTC