[whatwg] URL standard: Query string parsing; host parsing

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Mar 14 01:12:26 PDT 2013

On 2013-03-13 21:24, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 3/13/13 4:23 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Under RFC 3986, it would resolve to
>>    jar:http://example.com/Bar.class
> If you assume that this is a hierarchical scheme and that the hierarchy
> is in some particular place, no?  Why is that assumption being made?

No such assumption was made. Just following the algorithm in the spec.

>> Looks like a broken scheme to me.
> I'm not going to try to claim jar: is a wonderful thing.  It is what it
> is.  It needs to not break.

Is it used outside Java applet scenarios?

BTW: this shows why formal registration and review of URI schemes is a 

Best regards, Julian

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