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Re: Understanding the "applicable specifications" clause (was: Re: Decentralised extensibility idea (ISSUE-41))

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:56:30 +0200
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C695B929-C1CD-483B-895A-D1D176CAC89F@iki.fi>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
On Jan 20, 2010, at 13:50, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> What most people will be interested in is what the W3 Validator 
> considers valid.

Indeed, it probably a more relevant consideration for many than what the specs say.

> b) if you do go for an 
> extension, make sure that it can be W3 validated = best thing is to 
> submit the spec to the W3.

That probably helps. However, it seems that it's neither necessary (Atom validation is offered) nor sufficient (XForms validation is not offered).

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 20 January 2010 12:57:06 UTC

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