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Re: <keygen> element

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 10:29:41 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0909091029s256340e0idc76bc3500071060@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com> wrote:
> On Monday, September 07, 2009 5:26 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> It seems to me that the least damaging solution to avoiding requiring
>> things that a vendor has vetoed would be keeping <keygen> conforming and
>> in the HTML5 spec but making implementing it optional in the sense that
>> it must parse the same way in all UAs but whether it on layers above the
>> parser acts as HTMLKeygenElement or as HTMLUnknownElement is up to the
>> implementation.
>
> I'm not sure being in the spec or defined elsewhere affects this since all
> unknown elements should parse in the same way in a conforming UA.

Except I think <keygen> parses different from unknown elements since
it's a void element.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 9 September 2009 17:30:44 UTC

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