Re: URL/URI/IRI resolution in HTML5/RDF/RDFa

On 2011-11-03 19:22, Jeni Tennison wrote:
> Julian,
> (I wasn't ignoring what you wrote, just wanted to check it out, hence the delay :)
> On 2 Nov 2011, at 15:11, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> 2) "\" and "/":
>> 2a) The uniform treatment of "\" hasn't agreement; for instance, Firefox does it only for file URIs (as far as I recall).
>> 2b) That being said, "\" doesn't appear in syntactically valid URIs or IRIs anyway, so maybe we can ignore the question; it won't affect any valid URI/IRI anyway.
> That being the case, how would any URL that contained a "\" get to step 12 of the HTML5 resolution algorithm [1] where they're swapped for "/"s given that step 10 says (I think!) that syntactically invalid URI/IRIs will raise an error and stop the resolution?
> ...

That appears to be a bug (or a feature, depending on p.o.v.).

It's good that more people start to pay attention :-)

Best regards, Julian

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