Re: ACTION-103 Follow up on the about: scheme Registration

The suggested text sounds fine, but I'm not sure I understand the  
expected behavior of reserved but unresolvable "about" URIs.

On Sep 18, 2009, at 8:12 AM, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> The revised text I've suggested for section 5 is as follows: [...]
> 5.1 Reserved "about" URIs [...]
>   Other specifications MAY reserve additional "about" URIs.
>   Applications attempting to resolve reserved "about" URIs that are
>   not defined to be resolvable, MAY treat such URIs as being
>   unreserved.

Doesn't this defeat the purpose of reserving an unresolvable about  
URI? If applications can treat unresolvable "about" URIs (such as  
about:legacy-compat) as unreserved, what exactly is being reserved for  
Joseph Holsten

Received on Monday, 5 October 2009 15:28:23 UTC