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Re: several messages

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 12:13:23 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0906021213s3b20a1d4maadb17c6ff86a34b@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 11:20 AM, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> wrote:
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>
>> Additionally, I given how easy it is to get unexpected results, I
>> think we should strongly discourage authors from not escaping
>> ampersands. And the best tool that we have for doing that is by making
>> unescaped ampersands non-conformant.
>>
>> / Jonas
>
> Good Luck with that Jonas.  They will never use non-conformance* as a tool
> to modify author behavior, as they are completely unwilling to attach
> critical fail to non-conformance, and without that, what other penalty
> would you propose?  A "tsk tsk" from Henri's validator?  Ouch, that
> hurts...

Is there a purpose to the above other than just trying to be
inflammatory? Are you requesting any changes to the spec?

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 2 June 2009 19:15:08 GMT

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