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Re: Comments on HTML WG face to face meetings in France Oct 08

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 06:33:11 -0800
Message-ID: <4922D227.2090901@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> The idea that processing of data should be well-specified is not a 
> fiction, though.  Clearly consuming applications can ignore the 
> specification if they really want to.

But who specifies it? My claim is that this decision rests with the 
consumer and only the consumer. The document producer does not get to 
tell the consumer how to consume a document.

-- 
Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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