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Re: Non-goal for HTML: Picture-perfect rendering

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 14:31:38 -0700
Message-Id: <5617B002-FCE6-4A99-8EBA-69B8B7ED3BB4@apple.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: Murray Maloney <murray@muzmo.com>


On Apr 16, 2007, at 2:03 PM, Murray Maloney wrote:

> At 11:07 AM 4/16/2007 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
>
>> On Apr 16, 2007, at 10:39 AM, Murray Maloney wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I couldn't agree more with T.V. Raman on this matter.
>>> I suggest that we promote this statement to the status
>>> of Design Principle.
>>
>> I disagree. Consistent rendering, to some extent and at least for
>> some media, is required for interoperability. Your proposed principle
>> would be in direct conflict with our interoperability goals.
>
> So you say. TV Raman and I disagree. Convince us.

How about you convince me? I actually gave an argument to support my  
position (specifying rendering is needed for interoperability) and  
you didn't give any argument for yours.

> While you are at it, please explain how you propose to
> accomplish "Picture-perfect rendering" in braille and speech.

Notice that I said "for some media" - pixel-precise rendering of  
certain HTML constructs on visual interactive user agents would not  
have any effects on aural or braille rendering.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Monday, 16 April 2007 21:31:59 GMT

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