[whatwg] [URL] Cargo-cult naming in URL and matching
slightlyoff at google.com
Thu Feb 7 09:16:25 PST 2013
While using the shiny new URL spec in some API work, I've got a couple of
questions, some sparked by Jake's excellent insights:
1. It doesn't appear straightforward to test if two URL objects
reference the same path. The serialization algorithm has as flag for
omitting the fragment, but not the query. Is there something in the API
that I'm missing that would make this easier than custom-serializing 2 URLs
to omit queries and then test string equality?
2. The word "search" seems drived from window.location's use of that. Is
it only included for compat with window.location? if so, can we drop it and
spec window.location to use a subclass that provides it?
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