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Re: Version information

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 17:57:26 +0200
To: "Henrik Dvergsdal" <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tqiw90c264w2qv@id-c0020>

On Mon, 09 Apr 2007 17:53:32 +0200, Henrik Dvergsdal  
<henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no> wrote:
> Lets say someone wants to create a 100% compliant browser completely  
> from scratch, guided *only* by HTML5 and other standards external to  
> HTML and with no prior knowledge of the functionality of current  
> browsers.
>
> Should this browser then be compatible with "todays content"?

Yes.


> In other words: Should the standard be comprehensive and detailed enough  
> to ensure that this browser will be able to handle every single page on  
> "the web as it is today" in a way that doesn't surprise people to much?

Yes.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Monday, 9 April 2007 15:57:29 UTC

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