[whatwg] Proposal for improved handling of '#' inside of data URIs

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Sat Sep 10 17:34:18 PDT 2011

On 9/10/11 7:53 PM, Nils Dagsson Moskopp wrote:
> Is fragment use in data URIs possible at all?

Possible, and desirable; otherwise SVG data: URIs are pretty much useless.

> The last point – interoperability – is satisfied by any widely
> implemented outcome. The first point – author expectations – I
> question. So, how often does this occur?

Having a '#' in the document being encoded in a data: URI?  Pretty much 
any time the document includes any CSS (colors) or SVG (paint servers 
and the like).


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