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From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:30:45 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78huatCZO=sWJ4aJqDJsqXwvZUSAdy6=9HJy2=9WWpjYxA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Michaelâ„¢ Smith <mike@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Hey Adam,

I've been looking at URLs for a few days now to see how to fix
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/url/raw-file/tip/Overview.html to make it a
somewhat more viable replacement for the various RFCs. I'd love to
have some feedback on the following:

* Canonicalizing and parsing looks like it should be merged.
* Parsing does not actually seem to parse the various components. This
seems problematic as e.g. http://test::test/ will yield a valid URL
while no browser treats it as such. Not that browsers are perfect,
e.g. Safari splits http://[::::::::]/ up into components (treating it
as a valid URL).


Anne — Opera Software
Received on Friday, 15 June 2012 09:31:16 UTC

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