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Re: Node.baseURI and Fragment Identifiers

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:16:27 -0700
Message-ID: <CABp3FNJdXOmj-c3Yqu5=LN7kx4MksBQGBsaU47finsiwR8GqTA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Briefly looking through, I do not see anything that says differently.
 Nothing says the fragment identifier should be removed.  So, these
specifications are silent on this.

Certainly, having the base URI contain a fragment identifier has no effect
on the resolved URI as the fragment identifier comes from the reference and
not the base URI.

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 9:23 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 3:50 PM, Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.com> wrote:
> > Meanwhile, the base URI resolution of HTML5 defers to RFC 3986 (section
> 5)
> > and does not mention removing it.  In section 5.2, you'll see that the
> > fragment identifier is preserved (as would be expected).  Thus, it seems
> > that Firefox is right.
> Yes. I recommend reading the latest material on the matter going forward
> though:
> http://dom.spec.whatwg.org/
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/
> Cheers,
> --
> http://annevankesteren.nl/

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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