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Re: Draft [URL] reference update to informative text

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2014 07:59:52 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78iP8TdR5bZGeF82Jb3tUo7uvaspM7pzKS5VW21M+ukhdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 1:20 AM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> That's quite remarkable given that there are no known implementations of
> the URL "Living Standard", its interface names were recently changed
> (e.g., URLUtils), and the only bits that have been verified as interoperable
> are those that overlap RFC3986 and RFC3987.  Even the basic parsing
> algorithms are dependent on experimental APIs.

Both Chrome and Firefox ship the API. URLUtils was not a recent change
and is a bookkeeping detail anyway. It's not exposed as such and has
been around forever in every browser (it's what HTMLAnchorElement,
Location, ..., use to define their API).

Received on Thursday, 9 October 2014 06:00:21 UTC

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