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Re: [whatwg] New URL Standard from Anne van Kesteren on 2012-09-24 (public-whatwg-archive@w3.org from September 2012)

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 09:14:26 +1100
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, URI <uri@w3.org>, IETF Discussion <ietf@ietf.org>
Message-Id: <3DC03673-7283-4D7C-8578-DEFAE047BE99@mnot.net>
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>

On 23/10/2012, at 9:11 AM, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:

> It seems reasonable that someone should write rules for dealing with the kinds of errors that are observed to occur in links as embedded in resource representations AKA HTML pages.  It also seems reasonable that WHATWG, who speak (if I understand correctly) for browser builders, can write those rules.

+1. The work seems obviously necessary, the confusion is around why this is being couched in terms of redefining URIs, rather than just defining it as "how you get to a URI (or an unrecoverable error) from an arbitrary string."

Cheers,

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