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Re: "Web Addresses in HTML 5", URIs, URLs, IRIs

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 17:57:31 +0100
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, uri@w3.org, apps-discuss@ietf.org
Message-ID: <op.uq8715z264w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 17:13:00 +0100, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> wrote:
> This was, until recently, part of the HTML 5 spec. It's
> been suggested that it applies beyond HTML 5, e.g. XMLHTTPRequest,
> and perhaps Jabber etc.

I think this can address the longstanding issue for url() in CSS as well.  
I have a feeling the algorithm is also used for HTTP (though with a more  
limited input of course) as browsers handle spaces and other incorrect  
characters "fine" in e.g. the Location header.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 23 March 2009 16:58:19 UTC

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