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Re: CfC: Close ISSUE-82 profile-disambiguation by amicable resolution

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 23:51:46 -0700
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <8AB08BC4-E95B-4A37-AA3A-771CCB9BDFB3@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Apr 20, 2010, at 11:28 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 21.04.2010 06:19, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>
>> The spec has been updated to remove all mention of the profile
>
> *most*; it still says in 11.2:

My mistake.

>
> "profile  on head  elements
>
>    When used for declaring which meta terms are used in the  
> document, unnecessary; omit it altogether, and register the names.
>
>    When used for triggering specific user agent behaviors: use a  
> link element instead."
>
> and in 11.3.4:
>
> "The profile  IDL attribute on head  elements (with the  
> HTMLHeadElement  interface) is intentionally omitted, and would  
> therefore not be supported in conforming implementations. (It is  
> mentioned here as it was defined in a previous version of the DOM  
> specifcations.)"
>
> For the first one I may be opening a bug later on, the second one  
> seems to be an oversight as the IDL attribute isn't there anymore.

Filing a bug later on the first is fine, if you choose to do so.


On Apr 20, 2010, at 11:44 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 21.04.2010 08:33, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Right, but DOM Level 2 HTML did include it.
>
> I do not disagree with the statement that's left, but now it really  
> lacks context; it's a "Note:" without any text it refers to. Maybe  
> one sentence needs to be added stating what you just said.

If this isn't a blocker for ISSUE-82, perhaps that could be a separate  
bug as well? I'm willing to file it, it does seem worth clarifying  
that the note is there because attribute was in previous specs.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 21 April 2010 06:52:21 GMT

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