[whatwg] URL parsing and same-document references [was: Re: Citing multiple <blockquote> elements in HTML5]

Nils Dagsson Moskopp nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net
Sat Dec 13 13:11:51 PST 2008

Am Samstag, den 13.12.2008, 19:09 +0100 schrieb Calogero Alex
> Actually I'm not from any faction, to be honest. I think a rationale for 
> that may be "people write strange things, both in address bars and in 
> html code", thus relaxing rules when parsing an URL is meaningful; but I 
> think when resolving and recomposing a whole URI the strictest rules 
> should be applied.
Accepting weird input is not a problem here, outputting is. Try writing
a valid URI into the address bar, then get an invalid displayed.

Nils Dagsson Moskopp

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