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[Bug 19923] html-polyglot should be a Note

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Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:39:28 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19923

--- Comment #2 from Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> A recommendation to use utf-8 is a concrete counter example to both of these
> claims.

Failure to pursue other bugs should not be considered to invalidate bugs that
are pursued.

> Henri further claims that "The HTML5 specification already normatively
> defines the conformance criteria for all of the features employed in both
> serialisations.".  I believe that the conformance criteria specified in that
> document is incomplete and that the Polyglot document seeks to correct that,
> and can therefore be considered an extension specification:
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/html5-2014-plan.html#extension-specs

I object to Polyglot Markup being framed as an Extension Specification. If
conformance of either the text/html or the application/xhtml+xml is not fully
defined, such a lack of detail should be fixed in the upstream WHATWG spec.

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