Re: [File API] opaque string

On Thu, 29 Sep 2011 01:19:53 +0200, Arun Ranganathan <>  
> On 8/31/11 3:45 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Yeah sure, every URI is an IRI, but that is not what I am asking.
> I'm sorry, I think I'm not understanding you very clearly :(  The spec.  
> currently specifies what can be an opaque string for blob: URIs.  Also,  
> the spec. says that special characters (e.g. "#") should be escaped, so  
> that the fragment isn't confused with characters in the opaque string  
> production.  Other special characters should be escaped as well.  What  
> problem have you identified with this, and what should we be doing  
> instead to solve it?

"#" is a special character. However, e.g. "ΓΌ", is not. Requiring  
characters that are allowed in IRIs to be escaped serves no purpose as far  
as I can tell.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Thursday, 29 September 2011 16:30:11 UTC