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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).

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

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