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Add a note that implementators should check before using third-party libraries. (credit: jr) (whatwg r3348)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 13:36:45 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090701043645.DF64F2BBEB@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
Add a note that implementators should check before using third-party
libraries. (credit: jr) (whatwg r3348)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.2486&r2=1.2487&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=3347&to=3348

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--- Overview.html	1 Jul 2009 04:08:43 -0000	1.2486
+++ Overview.html	1 Jul 2009 04:36:24 -0000	1.2487
@@ -1989,6 +1989,17 @@
   conformance criteria for content in those formats is, and how to
   parse them.<div class="impl">
 
+  <p class="note">Implementors are strongly urged to carefully examine
+  any third-party libraries they might consider using to implement the
+  parsing of syntaxes described below. For example, date libraries are
+  likely to implement error handling behavior that differs from what
+  is required in this specification, since error-handling behavior is
+  often not defined in specifications that describe date syntaxes
+  similar to those used in this specification, and thus
+  implementations tend to vary greatly in how they handle errors.</p>
+
+  </div><div class="impl">
+
   <h4 id="common-parser-idioms"><span class="secno">2.4.1 </span>Common parser idioms</h4>
 
   <p>The <dfn id="space-character" title="space character">space characters</dfn>, for the
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