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[Bug 11540] The willful violation clause is most unwise. A standard should not violate another standard for any reason. This wouls lead to 2 things : 1) Content correctly encoded content would never be displayed correctly. 2) All future standards would need to includ

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--- Comment #6 from Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> 2010-12-13 12:30:07 UTC ---
> > Also applicable to "willful violations" of WCAG and other accessibility
> > guidelines.
> 
> It's certainly not, since (a) there are no willful violations of conformance
> criteria of accessibility-related standards designated in the spec and 

* CAPTCHA Bug 9216 on HTML5 [1] and CAPTCHA Bug 9169 on Techniques for
providing useful text alternatives [2].
* Webcam Bug 9215 on HTML5 [3] and Webcam Bug 9174 on Techniques for
providing useful text alternatives [4].

[1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9216
[2] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9169
[3] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9215
[4] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9174

Both the HTML5 Spec and the Techniques for providing useful text
alternatives are in direct conflict. Techniques for providing useful text
alternatives provides normative advice.

> (b) if
> they were, it would be off-topic for this bug, which is concerned with the
> willful violations in:
> 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#table-encoding-overrides
Other bugs have previous been expanded in scope, for instance HTML ISSUE 122.

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