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[whatwg] Proposal for improved handling of '#' inside of data URIs

From: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2011 23:01:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CABNRm62YNo3w1x5Knbr-rHMaRVPw+wFQ1h1mgx7-KWR8PXvp0g@mail.gmail.com>
Have implementors actively opposed to this idea?  It seems like sticking to
RFC is a cleaner option if possible.

- Ryosuke

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 9:01 PM, Daniel Holbert <dholbert at mozilla.com>wrote:

> On 09/10/2011 08:09 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> > So he would
>
>> make the same suggestion even if everybody implemented the correct beha-
>> vior.
>>
>
> No -- sorry if I wasn't clear on that.  A big part of the motivation for
> this proposal right now is the inconsistent level of "forgiveness" across
> browsers right now.  If browsers had already converged on "correct" (strict)
> parsing behavior, I wouldn't be making this proposal.
>
> ~Daniel
>
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