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Re: "Web addresses in HTML 5" for review (ISSUE-56 urls-webarch)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:29:42 +0100
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uqzrvscl64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:56:59 +0100, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> wrote:
> Attached find a draft for ACTION-68
> "try factoring URI/URL stuff out as a separate draft"
>   http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/actions/68
>
>
> (for my reference: it's rev 45:ff09a2b4d3ac )

I just have a small editorial comment for now. It would be nice if the  
document was agnostic of HTML5. E.g. XMLHttpRequest requires identical  
handling of URLs and I am pretty sure CSS does too. (And very likely every  
specification that deals with them and user agents implement, but I have  
not tested that exhaustively.)


Having just noticed appendix B "The algorithm below allows square brackets  
in the <host> field; the algorithm in section 2 above does not." is that  
what user agents do too? (Not really sure how to test that...)


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 14:30:36 UTC

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