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[Bug 7034] change "conformance checker" to "ideology checker" or "loyalty checker"

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Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 18:52:30 +0000
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Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #5 from Rob Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>  2009-06-18 18:52:30 ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> The role of the specification in providing appropriate normative advice for
> authors, authoring tools, dynamic HTML generation tools and others that wish to
> be "conservative in what they send" is a legitimate question.

I agree that it is a legitimate question, although IMO instructions on how to
produce a well-crafted HTML page are best left to another document. I do not
think the current requirements lead authors to be conservative in what they
send. In many contexts, <center> and <font> are the conservative choice.


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