Absolute BASE

Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor (roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca)
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 23:26:16 -0500 (EST)

Date: Wed, 25 Feb 1998 23:26:16 -0500 (EST)
From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.980225232304.26375A-100000@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Absolute BASE

Any paticular reason for requiring the HREF attribute in the BASE element
to be an absolute URI?  Why not resolve a relative URI according to the
document's URI?

Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
"And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message"
-- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"