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Re: Browser implementations, prior to rec, used for justification

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 07:31:21 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0271001050531h754a3bd6sf7714f3d9080520a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "Michael A.Puls II" <shadow2531@gmail.com>, "Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich" <k.scheppe@telekom.de>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 7:26 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> On Jan 5, 2010, at 15:14, Shelley Powers wrote:
>
>> Are you saying that Firefox would be incapable of supporting something
>> like a buffer="yes", buffer="no", or buffer="auto" (browser, use best
>> judgement)?
>
> No, that's *not* what I'm saying. Did you notice the last paragraph of http://www.w3.org/mid/124742CE-E050-4E88-ACE5-1613CC37E555@iki.fi ?
>
> What I'm saying is that authors wouldn't be able to use autobuffer='off', autobuffer='false', autobuffer='no' to cause *less* traffic to their servers as long as there are browsers use that treat autobuffer as a boolean attribute.
>
> --
> Henri Sivonen

And autobuffer is from which released specification, where we have to
worry about legacy use?

Regardless, perhaps the best approach is a new attribute, and we
encourage abandonment of autobuffer.

> hsivonen@iki.fi
> http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
>


Shelley
Received on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 13:31:54 UTC

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