[whatwg] Issues concerning the <base> element and xml:base

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Thu Jul 17 19:39:49 PDT 2008

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Sat, 07 Jun 2008 13:55:11 +0200, Smylers <Smylers at stripey.com> wrote:
>> So it sounds like supporting it isn't necessary, and putting effort into
>> supporting it is a distraction.
> Well, we want to prevent that at some point an important site will start 
> relying on the specifics of xml:base handling in a particular browser 
> while we can still make the handling something sane we can all agree on.

Assuming there is something sane we can all agree on. So far that is not 
the case. On both points :)

/ Jonas

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