[whatwg] [URL] Cargo-cult naming in URL and matching

Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoermi at gmx.net
Fri Feb 8 05:40:30 PST 2013

* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 12:11 PM, Alex Russell <slightlyoff at google.com> wrote:
>> But if I've been vended a URL object from some API, I first have to compare
>> the bases. I'd like a way to ask something like "is the full URL
>> up-to-and-including this component the same?" E.g., if I have an API that's
>> handed two URLs (a and b), I'd like to be able to write something like:
>>     if (a.toString("path") == b.toString("path")) {
>>       ...
>>     }
>What you're saying and what your API proposal is saying seems
>different. Do you want to compare the path, or do you want to compare
>the scheme, host, etc. but not query and fragment?

I believe you are supposed to read the code above as "serialize this to
a string up to and including the path component" which would be in line
with the description.
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