[whatwg] URL resolution of fragment urls in html5 webapps

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Thu Sep 12 08:55:04 PDT 2013

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 4:51 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
> On 9/12/13 5:24 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 7:22 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>>> Well presumably we wouldn't want to only do it for <a>, since then links
>>> would work but SVG wouldn't (the exact opposite of the situation in
>>> Chrome now, for what it's worth).
>> Yeah, we should have to do it for everything we classify as
>> "hyperlink". <a>, <svg:a>, <area>, and <link> I suppose.
> Why only "hyperlinks", if you're doing this?

I thought it would be incompatible to do it for <form> and maybe
<iframe> and others.

> Last I checked, WebKit doesn't do it for hyperlinks, but does do it ad-hoc
> for CSS url() stuff and a few other things, depending on how it's used.

Is this for SVG thingies referenced from CSS?


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