Status

Core Graveyard
Tracking
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enhancement
RESOLVED WONTFIX
14 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: Joe Llywelyn Griffith Blakesley, Assigned: chris hofmann)

Tracking

({meta})

Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-GB; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041110 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-GB; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041110 Firefox/1.0

This a request for URN <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2141.txt> support and a
meta-bug for request for particular URN schemes
<http://www.iana.org/assignments/urn-namespaces>.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
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Updated

14 years ago
Depends on: 175074, 178133
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Comment 1

14 years ago
To clarify, this is a general meta-bug as opposed to one for specific back-end
support for the URN URI scheme--there may need to be a seperate bug for that.
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Updated

14 years ago
No longer depends on: 175074
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Updated

14 years ago
Depends on: 269917
Assignee: darin → chofmann
Component: Networking → Tracking
QA Contact: benc → chofmann

Updated

14 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Keywords: meta

Updated

14 years ago
Summary: RFE: URN Support → URN Support
Yeah, general URN support would be quite important. At the moment, it's quite easy to add new URI scheme and protocol handlers to Firefox (which is often a "don't do" in the official guidelines of the w3c) but, in the absence of a base URN scheme handler, it's essentially impossible to add new URN namespaces without being sure that they will eventually conflict.
I wish to add that this is a big problem for OpenBerg Lector. At the moment, we're using a "library" scheme, but, well, by doing so, we're going against the W3C's recommendations. So we feel bad about it.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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