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Re: "Web Address processing" (ABNF, processing proposal)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 19:38:14 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Erik van der Poel" <erikv@google.com>
Cc: "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u70110qm64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Fri, 12 Feb 2010 17:24:37 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> Erik van der Poel wrote:
>> Hi Julian,
>>  I believe specs should not only be written for content producers
>> (authors and authoring tool developers), but also for content
>> consumers, such as browser developers. So, yes, these specs are
>> needed. The question may be whether these items should be "moved" from
>> URL/URI/IRI to HTML5.
>>  Erik
>
> Yes.
>
> I think extracting a Web Address from HTML could be described in the  
> HTML spec. That would include stripping leading and trailing whitespace.
>
> The result from that should be processable using *something* in the IRI  
> spec.

Stripping also needs to be done in XMLHttpRequest, CSS, etc.


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