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Re: Error handling in URIs

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:36:11 +0200
To: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <g3sse2$nvq$1@ger.gmane.org>

John Cowan wrote:
> The href values you have shown us *are* valid IRIs.

Excluding the "{{%%xx##" beast.

> It's that browsers transform them to URIs using a
> different and incompatible set of conventions from
> RFC 3987.

There is one and only one way to transform a valid
IRI into an URI in RFC 3987.  What do you have in 
mind, mailto: IRIs ?  There are various problems
with the old mailto: URI scheme, but not with IRIs.

Received on Wednesday, 25 June 2008 07:35:16 UTC

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