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Re: comments on Working Draft of mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0

From: <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 15:41:27 +0000
To: Nir Dagan <nir@nirdagan.com>
Cc: public-bpwg-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1IbeRb-0006wz-2Z@wiggum.w3.org>

 Dear Nir Dagan ,

The Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group has reviewed the comments you
sent [1] on the Last Call Working Draft [2] of the W3C mobileOK Basic
Tests 1.0 (2nd Last Call) published on 25 May 2007. Thank you for having
taken the time to review the document and to send us comments!

The Working Group's response to your comment is included below, and has
been implemented in the new version of the document available at:

Please review it carefully and let us know if you agree with it or not
before 19 October 2007. In case of disagreement, you are requested to
provide a specific solution for or a path to a consensus with the Working
Group. If such a consensus cannot be achieved, you will be given the
opportunity to raise a formal objection which will then be reviewed by the
Director during the transition of this document to the next stage in the
W3C Recommendation Track.


For the Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group,
Michael(tm) Smith
W3C Staff Contact

 1. http://www.w3.org/mid/000501c7b4d4$067ab540$0e00a8c0@academic
 2. http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-mobileOK-basic10-tests-20070525/


> ...If (regardless of its stated DOCTYPE) the document does not
> validate
> against the XHTML Basic 1.1 DTD:
> If it does not validate against the XHTML-MP 1.2 DTD, FAIL"
> Comment:
> This does not allow for valid HTML documents. In HTML end tags for
> elements
> declared EMPTY is forbidden, while XHTML requires end tags for all
> elements.

Working Group Resolution:
We do not allow HTML documents, only those that validate as XHTML Basic
1.1 (or XHTML MP).


Your comment on 3.11 MEASURES:
> "3.11 MEASURES
> For each property in the CSS Style (2.3.5 CSS Style) whose value is a
> numeric measure of length stated together with a unit:
> If the value is non-zero and the unit is not "em" or "ex", and the
> property
> is not a margin, border or padding box property, FAIL
> Comment:
> What about specifying the width and height of images with intristic
> pixel
> size?

Working Group Resolution:
We specify that the size of images is specified in the HTML markup and not
in CSS to allow the browser the chance to render only once. If the image
size is specified in CSS that does not achieve the same effect. Add a note
under this test commenting on this issue.


Your comment on 3.12 MINIMIZE:
> "3.12 MINIMIZE
> Count number of white space characters in a sequence of more than one
> white
> space character (not counting the first), which exist outside of a
> pre,
> style, script element, or XML comment
> Add to this count the number of characters comprising XML comments.
> This
> total is the number of extraneous characters in the document."
> Comment:
> Why are script and style comments and extra spaces within a script or
> a
> stylesheet are not added to the count?

Working Group Resolution:
Per LC-1739 we don't think that we should look at CSS white space in this
iteration of the document anhd will add a note clarifying that it is not

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