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Re: ISSUE-20/ACTION-8 Text on how conformance interacts with the availability of hardware

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:47:34 +0000
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, "public-coremob@w3.org Community Group" <public-coremob@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC63DBC8.1F7C2%tobie@fb.com>
On 8/29/12 2:42 PM, "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

>Hi all,
>
>chasing down my last AIs...
>
>At the F2F we opened "ISSUE-20: We need to have a way to express how
>conformance interacts with the availability of hardware", which I had an
>action to handle.
>
>Jo stumbled over the following yesterday (the operative part is after
>"However", the beginning is provided for context):
>
>"""
>A renderer is conformant to CSS Writing Modes Level 3 if, in addition to
>interpreting the style sheet as defined by the appropriate
>specifications, it supports all the features defined by CSS Writing Modes
>Level 3 by parsing them correctly and rendering the document accordingly.
>However, the inability of a UA to correctly render a document due to
>limitations of the device does not make the UA non-conformant. (For
>example, a UA is not required to render color on a monochrome monitor.)
>"""
>http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/#conformance-classes
>
>I believe that this can simply be adapted for any other situations.

Absolutely. I'll include that wording in the spec.

That's great, thank you.

--tobie
Received on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 12:48:11 UTC

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