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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:43:51 +0300
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <DF791E0B-E0B2-4257-9E3F-7EC0B207F588@iki.fi>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
On Aug 31, 2009, at 14:38, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> ...
>> Now I'm confused by your argument. Why do *recipients* need  
>> anything more than the processing requirements given by HTML5?
>> ...
>
> Not everything is a processing requirement (for instance, when an  
> element carries certain semantics which do not actually affect  
> processing in a UA).


What are semantics that don't trigger any observable processing in any  
UA good for? When you say "recipient", do you mean a person or a piece  
of software?

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Henri Sivonen
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