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

Krzysztof Żelechowski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Mon Mar 3 11:20:42 PST 2008

Dnia 01-03-2008, So o godzinie 17:12 -0800, Maciej Stachowiak pisze:
> On Mar 1, 2008, at 4:20 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > For example on a <a href="...">, does the user hovering the node  
> > count?
> If you display an absolute URI to the user at this time it should get  
> resolved against the current base, but since this is not a load, it  
> should get resolved again when the user clicks the link, if the base  
> changed.

I am not sure I understand you correctly 
but if this introduces the ability 
to make the user agent 
report a different URL than the effective target, 
it is going to be a sweet candy for phishers.
(Newer browsers made this effect unavailable to scripts).


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