Re: HTML5 proposes introduction of new family of URI schemes

On Jan 19, 2012, at 19:13 , Julian Reschke wrote:
> Basically, the spec reserves special semantics for infinite number of new schemes, but doesn't want to deal with the maintenance.
> Instead (stealing an idea mentioned earlier), it could simply define a new URI scheme "web", and manage that namespace itself. At least that would contain the effects of this experiment.

No, that's just punting. Whether it's web+foo:blah or web:foo:blah really doesn't change the fact that a security decision is being made at minting time. The exact same problems are likely to crop up in both cases.

Robin Berjon - - @robinberjon

Received on Monday, 23 January 2012 22:13:54 UTC