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[whatwg] [Web Forms 2.0] type="url"

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 16:29:49 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0506281628050.2308@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, fantasai wrote:
> > > 
> > > Does this allow relative urls? Please specify explicitly.
> > 
> > It is specified very explicitly.
> 
> Sorry, how about "stated very obviously"? "the IRI token" does not 
> obviously exclude relative URLs unless one is in the habit of reading 
> URL-related RFCs.

The problem is if I state one thing explicitly, then people will want 
something else stated ("does it allow IDNs?" "does it allow UTF-8 
characters?" "does it allow fragment identifiers?"). Why should one aspect 
of something be redundantly stated?

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