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Re: How browsers display URIs with %-encoding (Opera/Firefox FAIL)

From: Chris Weber <chris@lookout.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 12:56:10 -0700
Message-ID: <4E28845A.8090505@lookout.net>
To: public-iri@w3.org
Correction, I meant to say "3987's treatment of the %FC"...

On 7/21/2011 12:53 PM, Chris Weber wrote:
> On 7/21/2011 12:05 PM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> The actual *problem* in Opera's treatment of Test 1 is not that it
>> displays ~/Dürst but that, when you ctrl-click/right-click (or just
>> click) the link in order to copy it (or follow it), then you get
>> ~/D%FCrst instead of ~/Dürst.
>
> Why is that a problem? All browsers tested agree that the path for this
> URI is "/People/D%FCrst" as literally typed and as evident by observing
> the HTTP request. That seems to align with my understanding of RFC3986
> and 3986's treatment of the %FC which if decoded would be illegal UTF-8.
>
> Best regards,
> Chris
>
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