[whatwg] URL: file URL "C|" quirk

Chris Weber chris at lookout.net
Thu Jul 25 11:53:00 PDT 2013

On 7/4/2013 5:18 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Both Gecko and Chromium have a quirk with "C|" and similar patterns
> (drive letter followed by |). They treat it similarly to "C:".
> However, Internet Explorer does not do this. Should we remove this
> quirk?

In my testing IE does treat C| as C: _if_ the scheme is qualified, as in:


I know that including the scheme is a slightly different test case than
your original, but in case it's helpful see:


Chris Weber

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