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* https://github.com/annevk/url/blob/master/url.js
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* https://github.com/annevk/url/blob/master/url.js
* http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-whatwg-archive/2012Sep/0305.html has notes on file URLs in Gecko.
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* http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-whatwg-archive/2012Sep/0305.html has notes on file URLs in Gecko.
  
 
==JavaScript libraries==
 
==JavaScript libraries==

Revision as of 11:01, 27 September 2012

This documents research and notes around URLs for the upcoming URL standard.

Implementations

Tests

Terminology

URL string
What you find in attribute values, property values, method parameters, etc.
parse a URL string url using base URL base
Turning a URL string into a URL by using a base URL.
URL
An in-memory representation of a URL with various properties as elaborated on by model below.
URL interface/object
JavaScript representation of a URL.

Model

URL (.href)
- invalid?
- scheme (.protocol)
- authority
  - username (proposed .username)
  - password (proposed .password)
  - ip/host (.hostname)
  - port (.port)
- path (.pathname)
- query (.search)
- fragment (.hash)

Parsing

JavaScript libraries

For improving the API we might want to take inspiration from: