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Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-82 (Profile-Disambiguation)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2010 18:38:06 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vaswhsmh64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 07 Apr 2010 18:30:58 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> IMHO we can remove this part too. If really needed it can live in the
> separate @profile spec, but it seems to me that that spec should
> either define the property on all HTMLElements, or on none of them. If
> the latter browsers should remove the implementation of the IDL
> attribute. (This is something I'd be ok with doing in firefox
> experimentally to see if it would break any websites).

Would make sense to test that first before actually removing that part of  
the specification. That's how we usually go about removing features. If  
you're serious about testing usage of that it might be an idea to remove  
some of the legacy cruft too. I filed a bug on several browsers a while  
ago in an attempt to completely nuke <basefont>, e.g.

   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=518110

Didn't go anywhere so far though.


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Anne van Kesteren
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