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Re: Design Principle "Priority of Constituencies", was: [whatwg] Referer header sent with <a ping>?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 17:59:24 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0802121758560.20115@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> so let's try to clarify this one. Does this design principle justify 
> being non-compliant with base specifications, in order to somewhat 
> reduce implementation complexity?
> 
> If yes, how do we measure the negative impact of adding yet another spec 
> inconsistency?

Like with everything else, it's a judgement call.

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