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Subject: Re: [security-services-comment] clarification needed on use of data: URI in MDUI metadata?

On 29 Jan 2013, at 15:07, Tom Scavo <trscavo@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Ian Young <ian@iay.org.uk> wrote:
>> If we do think that "data:" is an intended possibility, it is also probably worth highlighting that case as something that consumers of this metadata might need to handle.
> I'm pretty sure this was in fact specified in *some* version of the spec.

I think the only version that matters is the published one, which I quoted from.

It also has the following at line 244 in the "Security" section:

> Schemes other than “https”, “http”, or “data” SHOULD NOT be used.

This again supports the idea that it wasn't the intention to exclude "data:", but the earlier parts are still contradictory.

	-- Ian

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