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

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Fri Jul 23 21:02:29 PDT 2010

On 7/23/10 11:59 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> Is that URLs as values of attributes in HTML or is that URLs as pasted
> into the address bar? I believe their processing differs...

It certainly does in Firefox (the latter have a lot more fixup done to 
them, and there are also differences in terms of how character encodings 
are handled).

I would be particularly interested in data on this last, across 
different browsers, operating systems, and locales...  There seem to be 
servers out there expecting their URIs in UTF-8 and others expecting 
them in ISO-8859-1, and it's not clear to me how to make things work 
with them all.


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