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Re: Status of URL Interface?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 18:37:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>
Cc: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, ext Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1106021836160.26539@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 2 Jun 2011, Arun Ranganathan wrote:
> On 6/1/11 5:42 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
> > I've been implementing bits and pieces in WebKit.  If there's interest
> > from other implementors, I'm happy to work on the document in the W3C
> > process.
> I'm definitely interested in seeing this become a rec-track document.  Ad-hoc
> pieces of this live in other specs.  For instance, both WHATWG Stream API and
> FileAPI reference URL.createObjectURL(blob) as defined here:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/FileAPI/#creating-revoking
> I'd like to see this interface live somewhere more formal than its 
> present incarnation as a Google Doc.

Hear hear. I'm also interested in Adam's work on URL parsing and 
resolution; currently the HTML spec has some outdated text on this but it 
would be great for it to be fixed. I don't mind where this lives though 
(as an independent spec or in one of the existing specs).

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