Re: HTML CHANGE PROPOSAL; change definition of URL to normative reference to IRIBIS (ISSUE-56)

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> ...
> That's fine by me. We can keep this Change Proposal on hold until we see 
> how the bug report proceeds. And I will encourage the editor to take a 
> look at it ASAP.
> ...

We do not appear to make progress here; I just re-read the thread 
leading up to here, plus the comments in the bug report and added:

> Just a few notes:
> - the new IETF IRI WG has started work, see
>; so that's what should be
> discussed
> - HTML5 currently refers to WEBADRESSES, which in
>, contains stuff that
> shouldn't be going into IRIbis because of HTML dependencies:
> "Otherwise, let base be the base URI of the element, as defined by the XML Base
> specification, with the base URI of the document entity being defined as the
> document base Web address of the Document that owns the element. [XMLBASE]
> For the purposes of the XML Base specification, user agents must act as if all
> Document objects represented XML documents."
> This should be fixed ASAP, because it is (and has been for a long time)
> blocking progress.
> I recommend that we come to a consensus what the interface between HTML5 and
> IRIBIS should be (who is defining what; for things like "resolving" what are
> the parameters?). Once we have that, we should be able to move things forward.


Best regards, Julian

Received on Thursday, 4 February 2010 16:41:06 UTC