[whatwg] [Web Forms 2.0] type="url"

fantasai fantasai.lists at inkedblade.net
Mon Jun 27 09:11:38 PDT 2005

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, fantasai wrote:
>># url
>>#    An IRI, as defined by [RFC3987] (the IRI token, defined in RFC 3987
>>#    section 2.2). UAs could, for example, offer the user URIs from his
>>#    bookmarks. (See below for notes on IDN.) The value is called url (as
>>#    opposed to iri or uri) for consistency with CSS syntax and because
>>#    it is generally felt authors are more familiar with the term "URL"
>>#    than the other, more technically correct terms.
>>Does this allow relative urls? Please specify explicitly.
> It is specified very explicitly.

Sorry, how about "stated very obviously"? "the IRI token" does not
obviously exclude relative URLs unless one is in the habit of reading
URL-related RFCs.


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