[whatwg] IE/Win treats backslashes in path as forward slashes

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Apr 12 02:36:11 PDT 2007

On Thu, 12 Apr 2007 11:24:54 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de>  
> It seems to me that at least this thread does not point out bugs in  
> RFC3986 or RFC3987, but problems in user agents that do not follow these  
> specs. Or stated otherwise: in reality, URIs in HTML documents are not  
> RFC-compliant URIs or IRIs, but something else. It's up to the working  
> group to either deprecate these kinds of references, or to specify how  
> they should be handled.

In reality, most URIs can be found in HTML documents.

> In any case, this doesn't seem to be a problem with the URI/IRI RFCs.

Your point of view is interesting though...

Anne van Kesteren

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