[webkit-dev] Leading new-line in dataTransfer.setData

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Mar 23 01:44:15 PDT 2010

On Tue, 23 Mar 2010, Roland Steiner wrote:
> Hm, but the first line could also be a comment (starting with '#') which 
> Mozilla also skips. IOW, I read the spec as "return the first line that 
> is a (valid) URL". But of course I could be convinced otherwise...

The empty string is a valid URL.

However, I agree that RFC2483 doesn't define the parsing very well. I 
regret trying to be clever by reusing that type instead of just punting on 
the whole MIME type thing and allowing URL to be a single URL as in IE.

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