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Re: img issue: should we restrict the URI

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 11:30:11 +0100
Message-ID: <49672733.9050107@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Christian Schmidt <w3.org@chsc.dk>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Laurens Holst schreef:
>>> 2)  In practice no one does that.
>>> 3)  In practice sites somewhat commonly have <img src="">.  We (Gecko)
>>>     have had 28 independent bug reports filed (with people bothering to
>>>     create an account in the bug database, etc) about the behavior
>>>     difference from IE here.  That's a much larger number of bug 
> Let me just make this clear before this turns into a misconception 
> about legacy IE compatibility:
> The currently described behaviour is NOT the same as IE.
> IE treats <img src=""> as <img src=".">. 

In case you want to verify this, my testcases:


Use Fiddler to see the requests.


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