[racket-dev] [plt] Push #27093: master branch updated

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Fri Jul 5 21:14:21 EDT 2013

10 minutes ago, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 8:21 PM,  <eli at racket-lang.org> wrote:
> > +  ;; The following two tests are not really correct: they rely on the URL
> > +  ;; decoding silently passing un-encoded text as is instead of barfing.  (Eg,
> > +  ;; using these URLs in a browser and then copy-pasting it from the address
> > +  ;; should get you a properly encoded string instead.)
> This parenthetical is not really correct.  In particular, you cannot
> rely on what's displaying in the browser address bar to be a
> correctly-encoded URL -- the address bar is part of the user
> interface, and not a reflection of the internal state.

It doesn't talk about what is displayed.

> For some discussion on this point, see this thread:
> https://groups.google.com/d/topic/mozilla.dev.platform/V0XjJ-uQbcI/discussion
> In general, the whole URL parser should probably be changed/re-written
> to follow http://url.spec.whatwg.org/ but that's a longer-term
> project.

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