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

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Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 04:01:01 +0000
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Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> changed:

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--- Comment #12 from Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  2009-06-19 04:01:00 ---
(In reply to comment #4)

> If you're concerned that the existence of this particular bugzilla issue is
> somehow an attempt to suggest that such advice is useless, I think you can rest
> assured that it is not. As far as I can see at least, the context isn't at all
> about what whether such advice is useful; the context instead is general
> agreement that such advice is in fact very useful, but with disagreement about
> what the specific nature and scope of that advice should be -- with some
> (arguably lame) attempts at humor (not ridicule) thrown in.

As far as I can tell, the bug is ridiculing the idea of having authoring
conformance requirements, or at least ridiculing the specific authoring
conformance requirements that are currently in the spec. I do not see any
constructive suggestions for change or flagging of concrete problems in the
summary or description, just snark.

In my opinion, this bug should be closed. If anyone would like to raise real
issues with conformance requirements, or even make a sincere suggestion that
authoring conformance requirements should be removed, then that would be a
reasonable bug report. This bug report is just ridiculous and insulting.

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