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URL

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This documents research and notes around the URL specification.

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

See https://github.com/annevk/url/blob/master/url.js for now.

JavaScript libraries

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