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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 13:09:40 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1NfvHA-0008K6-Ae@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/websockets
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv31947

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Make it clear that disabling a feature should truly remove it, not just stub it out. (whatwg r4693)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/websockets/Overview.html,v
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--- Overview.html	11 Feb 2010 09:47:41 -0000	1.154
+++ Overview.html	12 Feb 2010 13:09:38 -0000	1.155
@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@
    <p><a href="http://www.w3.org/"><img alt="W3C" height="48" src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/w3c_home" width="72"></a></p>
    <h1>The Web Sockets API</h1>
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-11-february-2010">Editor's Draft 11 February 2010</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-12-february-2010">Editor's Draft 12 February 2010</h2>
    <dl><dt>Latest Published Version:</dt>
     <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/websockets/">http://www.w3.org/TR/websockets/</a></dd>
     <dt>Latest Editor's Draft:</dt>
@@ -257,7 +257,7 @@
   Working Group</a> is the W3C working group responsible for this
   specification's progress along the W3C Recommendation track.
-  This specification is the 11 February 2010 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 12 February 2010 Editor's Draft.
   <p>This specification is being developed in conjunction with an
   Internet Draft for a wire protocol, the Web Socket Protocol,
   available from the IETF at the following location:<ul><li>WebSocket Protocol Internet-Draft: <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hixie-thewebsocketprotocol">http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hixie-thewebsocketprotocol</a></li>
@@ -309,7 +309,15 @@
   agents.<p>User agents may impose implementation-specific limits on
   otherwise unconstrained inputs, e.g. to prevent denial of service
   attacks, to guard against running out of memory, or to work around
-  platform-specific limitations.<h3 id="dependencies"><span class="secno">2.1 </span>Dependencies</h3><p>This specification relies on several other underlying
+  platform-specific limitations.<p>When support for a feature is disabled (e.g. as an emergency
+  measure to mitigate a security problem, or to aid in development, or
+  for performance reasons), user agents must act as if they had no
+  support for the feature whatsoever, and as if the feature was not
+  mentioned in this specification. For example, if a particular
+  feature is accessed via an attribute in a Web IDL interface, the
+  attribute itself would be omitted from the objects that implement
+  that interface &mdash; leaving the attribute on the object but
+  making it return null or throw an exception is insufficient.<h3 id="dependencies"><span class="secno">2.1 </span>Dependencies</h3><p>This specification relies on several other underlying
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