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Re: The progress element: wording issues with steps

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2009 09:06:58 +0000 (UTC)
To: Stephen Baker <Stephen.Baker@ermscorp.com>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909040906180.6775@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 1 Sep 2009, Stephen Baker wrote:
>
> "If the max attribute is omitted, and the value is omitted, and the 
> results of parsing the textContent was nothing, then the progress bar is 
> an indeterminate progress bar. Abort these steps."
> 
> Mixes tense, should be:
> 
> "If the max attribute is omitted, and the value is omitted, and the 
> results of parsing the textContent are nothing, then the progress bar is 
> an indeterminate progress bar.  Abort these steps."

This is intentional -- the parsing occurs before the steps begin, and so 
that steps is referring to the results of that earlier parsing.

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