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Re: [whatwg] URL: "relative" file URL starting with "c:" quirk

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:21:07 -0400
Message-ID: <CADnb78hseOV_ExqL78-Hccd32qwHrz2yeLJzL51hcznsf5WC9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Kasting <pkasting@google.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 2:03 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting@google.com> wrote:
> I don't see this as a security risk, and if the behavior is desirable, it
> seems fairly well-scoped in terms of specifying it.

For now I've not done this because it would mean that purported
absolute URLs would not round trip. "file:c:..." is treated as an
absolute path now though (rather than one relative to the base's path
as it was before).

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