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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 16:00:53 +0100
Message-ID: <49C10CA5.4090800@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:44:42 +0100, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Are you sure XMLHttpRequest needs the same handling?
>>
>> I recall testing with (non-URI) IRIs some time ago, and they were 
>> simply not supported.
> 
> If you have new feel free to post to public-webapps@w3.org. My 
> recollection is that only Internet Explorer did not support them. Also, 
> HTML5 URL handling is needed for things such as spaces and other 
> characters which are not handled by the IRI and URI specifications.

Hm, no, it's not. It would be perfectly ok to state that URLs are URLs, 
and not anything else.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 15:01:39 UTC

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