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Re: [css3-syntax][css3-values] use of IRIs in url() values

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 11:16:51 +1000
Message-ID: <4FBC3A83.6070602@mcc.id.au>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Tab Atkins Jr.:
> CSS3 Values doesn't care what's inside of it either.  It's just a
> string.  V&U explicitly defines to use 3986 right now to absolutize a
> URL, so specs don't need to care about that detail.

Oh, so because the definitions of properties that use <url> talk about 
their behaviour in terms of the value at some point later than the 
"computed value" stage, it is already required that it has been 
interpreted as a URI per RFC 3986?  (Because absolutisation of <url>s 
always happens as part of determining the computed value.)
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