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Re: [File API] opaque string

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 18:29:43 +0200
To: "Arun Ranganathan" <arun@mozilla.com>
Cc: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v2kv3tc464w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Thu, 29 Sep 2011 01:19:53 +0200, Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>  
> 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

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