[whatwg] [Web Forms 2.0] type="url"
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 28 09:42:04 PDT 2005
Ian Hickson wrote:
>On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, fantasai wrote:
>>>>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
>The problem is if I state one thing explicitly, then people will want
>something else stated ("does it allow IDNs?" "does it allow UTF-8
>characters?" "does it allow fragment identifiers?"). Why should one aspect
>of something be redundantly stated?
Because it's identified by people who do read RFCs as an obvious and
problematic source of confusion for those who don't.
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