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

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 20:59:29 PDT 2010

Is that URLs as values of attributes in HTML or is that URLs as pasted into
the address bar? I believe their processing differs...
Good luck with it, anyway. I'm sure you've seen http://esw.w3.org/UriTesting


On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 5:11 AM, 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.
> Please let me know if you know of any public URL parsing test suites.
> My main starting point will be the WebKit URL parsing test suite,
> http://trac.webkit.org/browser/trunk/LayoutTests/fast/url
> which was adapted from the GURL parsing library.
> Thanks,
> Adam
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