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Re: Change definition of URL to normatively reference IRI specification using a well-defined interface

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 15:29:04 -0700
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <54A062D0-4D03-4198-A0B9-D9F0599F11DB@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Apr 6, 2010, at 5:26 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

>>     - resolving preserves errors, e.g. resolving "http://example.com## 
>> "
>>       returns "http://example.com/##" not "http://example.com/#%C3".
>> Update the HTML spec to use these algorithms and reference the IRI  
>> spec
>> that defines them.
> It would be cool to understand why this is a requirement (I'm ready  
> to believe it is in practice, I'd just like to see the reason...).

Which requirement are you asking about, the specific "resolving  
preserves errors" requirement, or the requirement to define the  
algorithms as requested by Ian?

Received on Tuesday, 6 April 2010 22:29:37 UTC

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