[whatwg] [URL] Starting work on a URL spec

Charles McCathieNevile chaals at opera.com
Fri Jul 23 16:24:52 PDT 2010

On Fri, 23 Jul 2010 21:11:35 +0200, Adam Barth <w3c at adambarth.com> wrote:

> I've begun working on a specification for how browsers process URLs:
> http://github.com/abarth/url-spec
> The repository is currently empty, but I'll be adding the basic
> skeleton over the next few weeks.  My intention is to triangulate
> between how IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera process URLs to
> find an algorithm that is both compatible with the web and moderately
> sane.

Good luck ;)

Seriously, it is probably worth looking at things like curl that are not  
browsers but consume URLs (and in turn are used by various systems that  
interact with URLs for things like software updates, synchronisation, etc).



Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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