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Re: Null change proposal for ISSUE-88 (mark II): proposed note

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 00:55:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1004090052420.2348@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> Ian Hickson, Thu, 8 Apr 2010 20:37:29 +0000 (UTC):
> > On Thu, 8 Apr 2010, Richard Ishida wrote:
> > We can make the pragma entirely non-conforming instead of conforming 
> > with a warning, if that would help. [...]
> 
> As surprise to the Mozilla community? What about the just mentioned 
> "matching implementations" motto? [1]

Making it non-conforming doesn't affect implementations, see the change 
proposal. It only affects authors and validators.


> In zero change proposal (Mark IV) you claim: [2]
> 
> ]]
> POSITIVE EFFECTS
> * Encourages authoring behaviour compatible with both legacy user 
> agents 
> and with conforming user agents.
> [[
> 
> But here is an example to prove that it is not true:
> 
>         div[lang=""]:lang(en){background:red}

That's got nothing to do with Content-Language processing; the same bug 
can be shown purely with lang="" attributes. Gecko doesn't implement the 
part of HTML5 that says that "" is to be treated as a language code.

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