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

On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, Mark Davis ~X~U wrote:
>
> For Issue #1, I like the formulation. However, I'd like to see one more 
> piece of information (logically) returned: if the parse could not 
> continue to the end, then what was the last character successfully 
> parsed.
> 
> That is, in "http://google.com*<space>*", it would return the offset 
> between the "m" and the space.

I have no objection to these algorithms returning even more than was 
listed in the descriptions I wrote; the descriptions are just what I 
believe we need for HTML. It seems very reasonable for the algorithms to 
satisfy other needs as well.

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