[whatwg] Web Addresses vs Legacy Extended IRI
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Apr 27 22:16:29 PDT 2009
On Sun, 22 Mar 2009, Giovanni Campagna wrote:
> > As far as I can tell the LEIRI requirements aren't actually an
> > accurate description of what browsers do.
> My question was more specific: what are the *techical differences*
> betwen LEIRI and Web Addresses?
I don't think there's a complete documentation of this anywhere.
> Can't we have one technology instead of two?
Web addresses and LEIRIs are both maintained by the W3C and the IETF now,
so I recommend discussing this with the editors of the relevant specs. The
relevant section is going to be removed from HTML5 as soon as practical.
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