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Re: HTML interpreter vs. HTML user agent

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 15:20:41 +0200
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "Larry Masinter" <masinter@adobe.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uum50rwg64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 28 May 2009 15:15:11 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> A concrete example is feed sniffing, where the operational behavior of  
> feed readers is very different than the operational behavior of  
> browsers.  If this section is eventually split out, then the issue (with  
> respect to "HTML 5: A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and  
> XHTML") goes away.  If, however, it ends up remaining, it needs to be  
> identified clearly as operational behavior of one type of application,  
> and not part of the vocabulary and associated APIs that all applications  
> need to implement.

Why would feed readers not need to implement that section if they want to claim conformance with HTTP and still be compatible with legacy content?


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Received on Thursday, 28 May 2009 13:21:40 UTC

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