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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 17:40:25 +0100
Message-ID: <4B6AF879.7070101@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
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
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-iri-3987bis-00; so that's what should be
> discussed
> - HTML5 currently refers to WEBADRESSES, which in
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/href/draft#resolving-urls, 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

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