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Re: [whatwg] Relative URL plan

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:57:04 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78hTwYjcPprFLozQQvs=hVA9q8UL5pLebDC5wiDiwFpcTQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 7:51 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> about: is not standardized enough across UAs to really reason about.

about and mailto are the reasons query is split out. Not so much that
you can set it (you can't), but so that you can reason about it
independently. And since non-Gecko-browsers don't have a parser
per-scheme and that didn't really seem like a viable path forward
anyway, data follows that logic.

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