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Bug 14148 - Drop resolveURL in favor of URL()
Summary: Drop resolveURL in favor of URL()
Alias: None
Product: WHATWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other other
: P3 blocker
Target Milestone: Unsorted
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: contributor
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-09-14 17:21 UTC by contributor
Modified: 2012-07-18 18:40 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Description contributor 2011-09-14 17:21:39 UTC

shouldn't WorkerLocation also have resolveURL?

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Comment 1 Anne 2011-09-14 19:26:24 UTC
We should remove resolveURL in favor of the URL specification.
Comment 2 Jonas Sicking (Not reading bugmail) 2011-09-15 07:36:00 UTC
I agree with Anne. Does anyone implement location.resolveURL?
Comment 3 Anne 2011-09-15 08:38:04 UTC
I stopped it in WebKit:
Comment 4 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2011-10-18 20:23:05 UTC
Do we have a spec for URL() that I can point people to?
Comment 5 Anne 2011-10-19 01:29:14 UTC
I created some time ago. Hopefully Adam will maintain it.
Comment 6 contributor 2011-10-25 00:27:39 UTC
Checked in as WHATWG revision r6745.
Check-in comment: Kill Location.resolveURL() in favour of the new URL() API.
Comment 7 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2011-10-25 00:29:08 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: see diff given above
Rationale: Concurred with reporter's comments.
Comment 8 Adam Barth 2011-10-25 02:47:08 UTC
> Hopefully Adam will maintain it.

I hope to.  (/me needs to learn hg.)