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[whatwg] Web Addresses vs Legacy Extended IRI

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 05:16:29 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904280513590.10370@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sun, 22 Mar 2009, Giovanni Campagna wrote:
> >
> > As far as I can tell the LEIRI requirements aren't actually an 
> > accurate description of what browsers do.
> 
> My question was more specific: what are the *techical differences* 
> betwen LEIRI and Web Addresses?

I don't think there's a complete documentation of this anywhere.


> Can't we have one technology instead of two?

Web addresses and LEIRIs are both maintained by the W3C and the IETF now, 
so I recommend discussing this with the editors of the relevant specs. The 
relevant section is going to be removed from HTML5 as soon as practical.

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