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Re: [Lynx-dev] support for data: URI scheme, please?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] support for data: URI scheme, please?
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010 10:19:25 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 12 Mar 2010, Ivan Shmakov wrote:

        I wonder, is there a chance to get the data: URI scheme

with a patch, I guess so.  It's not syntactically similar to xml or html,
so parsing and rendering it would be a fair amount of work.

        E. g., when pointed to [1], some browsers will happily display
        ???Hello, world!???.

[1] data:text/plain;base64,SGVsbG8sIHdvcmxkIQo=

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1. Abstract

   A new URL scheme, "data", is defined.  It allows inclusion of small
   data items as "immediate" data, as if it had been included

2. Description

   Some applications that use URLs also have a need to embed (small)
   media type data directly inline.  This document defines a new URL
   scheme that would work like 'immediate addressing'.  The URLs are of
   the form:

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Thomas E. Dickey

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