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

L. David Baron dbaron at dbaron.org
Sat Mar 1 22:31:25 PST 2008

On Saturday 2008-03-01 19:53 -0800, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Dynamically changing <base> is a highly unlikely edge case anyway. If 
> behavior for this case really needs to be specified in detail, then I think 
> efficient and readily implementable behavior in the common case is more 
> important than getting this relatively small detail right for the 

Agreed.  However, moving nodes between documents (with different
base URLs) is less of an edge case, and you probably need code that
does pretty much the same thing around to handle that, at which
point it ought to become easy to handle dynamically changing <base>.


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