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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 13:09:59 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1NfvHT-0008OW-NM@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/workers
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv32248

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

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/workers/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.228
retrieving revision 1.229
diff -u -d -r1.228 -r1.229
--- Overview.html	11 Feb 2010 09:48:13 -0000	1.228
+++ Overview.html	12 Feb 2010 13:09:57 -0000	1.229
@@ -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>Web Workers</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/workers/">http://www.w3.org/TR/workers/</a></dd>
     <dt>Latest Editor's Draft:</dt>
@@ -254,7 +254,7 @@
   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><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- relationship to other work (required) --><p>This specification is also being produced by the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>. The two specifications are
   identical from the table of contents onwards.</p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- context and rationale (required) --><p>This specification is intended to specify a part of the Web
   platform closely related to HTML5. It is defined in a separate
@@ -994,7 +994,15 @@
   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
   specifications.<dl><dt>HTML</dt>
 
    <dd>
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