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Re: [whatwg] URL: file URL "C|" quirk

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:22:32 -0400
Message-ID: <CADnb78i5Pog1mb51bA9uYR2wO0jtgMQWPzJR1tpxE3ZAvpJHTw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Smedberg <benjamin@smedbergs.us>
Cc: Alex Bishop <alexbishop@gmail.com>, WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 10:48 AM, Benjamin Smedberg
<benjamin@smedbergs.us> wrote:
> I am certain that we must continue to support this in Firefox in some cases
> (URLs passed in on the command line or via DDE). I am not sure what we'd
> break by removing support for it for URLs in general. Unless there is a
> compelling reason not to support this in general, I'd like to keep it.

The reason was that Internet Explorer didn't do this. I'm happy to
keep it though, it's rather minor compared to the rest of the crazy.

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