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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 10:43:27 +0200
To: "Henrik Dvergsdal" <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ttb7upgu64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 31 May 2007 08:18:27 +0200, Henrik Dvergsdal  
<henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no> wrote:
> On 29 May 2007, at 15:36, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> Why can't you calculate the baseURI dynamically as you parse the  
>>> document tree? I mean, you always encounter the start tag of parent  
>>> elements before their children, so this should be possible with a  
>>> simple stack of baseURI values.
>>
>> This would violate the specification.
>
> What specification?
>
> Why do we have to follow it?
>
> What feature of this spec is it that causes this violation?

FWIW:  
http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/core.html#baseURIs-Considerations


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Anne van Kesteren
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