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

On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 17:13:00 +0100, Dan Connolly <> 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