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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 12:43:33 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Erik van der Poel" <erikv@google.com>, "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u7376vll64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Sun, 14 Feb 2010 12:40:24 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> Leading/trailing, or in-line?


> In one case it's parsing a string for a set of IRIs, in the other case  
> it's parsing a string for a single IRI. At least it *could* be defined  
> that way, and it surely would be consistent with other parts of the spec.

Yes, but IRIs everywhere have their leading and trailing whitespace  
stripped so it makes sense to define that in the parsing algorithm so  
implementors do not start with implementing it separately (if they ever  
figure it out).

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 14 February 2010 11:44:29 UTC

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