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

Peter Occil poccil14 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 07:00:40 PDT 2013

I see, the IDNA issue is still unsettled. So do you have advice for how
implementers should parse and validate domain names in the meantime? Should
the implementation convert domain names to punycode, validate their length,
or any of these?
On Mar 21, 2013 7:08 AM, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 7:52 PM,  <poccil14 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  Accordingly, should this rule and/or the percent decoding algorithm be
> redefined to allow Unicode characters here?
> The host parser is only given Unicode input where the string has code
> points in the range U+0000 to U+007F.
> >  (A related question is whether the URL standard should just go ahead
> and adopt Unicode Technical Standard 46 for IDNA, but that issue need not
> be answered now.)
> http://annevankesteren.nl/2012/11/idna-hell
> --
> http://annevankesteren.nl/

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