[whatwg] Web Addresses vs Legacy Extended IRI

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Mar 23 05:06:43 PDT 2009

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:50:46 +0100, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>> ...and other characters that are not allowed in URIs and IRIs, such as 
>> "{" and "}" (which therefore can be used as delimiters).
> And keeping them invalid but requiring user agents to handle those 
> characters as part of a URL (after it has been determined what the URL 
> is for a given context) does not work because?

You are essentially proposing to change existing specifications (such as 
Atom). I just do not see the point.

If you think it's worthwhile, propose that change to the relevant 
standards body (in this case IETF Applications Area).

BR, Julian

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