[whatwg] Clarifying the use and requirements of Data URL

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Aug 24 11:36:09 PDT 2010

On 24.08.2010 20:22, Peter Beverloo wrote:
> ...
> I've learned that data URLs could validate as unescaped path-rootless
> IRIs, defined by rfc 3987[1]. Because of that any extension of the
> attributes will not be required.
> ...

Actually, data URIs are legal URIs as defined in RFC 3986, and data IRIs 
are legal IRIs as defined in RFC 3987 :-).

But thanks for clarifying where the confusion came from.

Best regards, Julian

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