[whatwg] Conformance requirements for IRIs
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jun 27 14:53:27 PDT 2008
On Mon, 17 Apr 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> In WA 1.0 and WF 2.0 some values are required to be IRIs and some values
> are required to be IRI references. I'm confused about what exactly this
> means in terms of conformance checking. (WF 2.0 does say something about
> processing in a browser, though.) [...]
> I'd appreciate some guidance on which enforcement options to use. (E.g.
> should knowledge of the http scheme used? Should security issues be
> flagged as non-conforming? Should "SHOULD" violations be flagged as
> non-conforming? Etc.)
I've tried to make this clear in the spec, but to some extent what's valid
or not is out of scope of HTML5 itself. What can I do to help more?
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