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Re: Do we need the restrictions on the <base> element?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2007 11:03:31 +0200
To: "Laurens Holst" <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ttad35k464w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 31 May 2007 10:15:35 +0200, Laurens Holst  
<lholst@students.cs.uu.nl> wrote:

> Anne van Kesteren schreef:
>> In theory you would need to reiterate over the entire subtree,
>> calcuate the new URIs and start fetching the new resources. <base>
>> doesn't have this problem, as it is only taken into account during
>> parsing. baseURI and xml:base, however, are defined in a different way.
> [...]
> Note that this handler already exists because <img> tags and such needs
> to respond to changes to the HTML Base element.

Your claim seems opposite to mine. Did you test this?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 2 June 2007 09:03:46 UTC

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