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Re: getting rid of callers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 00:56:11 +0000 (UTC)
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1010140055210.5810@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 14 Oct 2010, Cameron McCormack wrote:
>
> I have a slight concern that Firefox’s not having HTMLCollections be 
> callable, even though it is not needed for compatibility with the web, 
> would then render it non-conforming (assuming everything else is in the 
> spec is implemented perfectly!).  If tests are written to check that 
> HTMLCollections are callable, it would be unfortunate if we were 
> pressured to implement them just to pass the tests.

That's the idea of the tests, to get everyone to implement the spec the 
same way. :-) If we don't mark it as callable, then we should equally have 
the opposite test, and other browsers would get pressured to remove the 
support.

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