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Re: HTML.Reserved - additional checking? datapagesize, event, for

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 09:44:35 +0900
Message-Id: <373907AB-31FD-4420-991A-DDB4DBD4EEB2@w3.org>
Cc: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>, Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, "Jacobs B. Ian" <ij@w3.org>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>

Adding dave ragget and Ian Jacobs, editors of HTML 4.01
About this thread

Le 2 août 2007 à 09:29, olivier Thereaux a écrit :
> If they shouldn't be used, why are they listed in the DTD?

I think given the documentation found online. It was used by  
microsoft IE. So I suspect that they didn't have support from the  
rest of the group at this time, but that it could be a good idea.

> Why are some of these reserved attributes in an "IGNORE" section  
> and others in the list of acceptable attributes for certain elements.
> Why are these reserved attributes not mentioned in the prose?

I added Ian and Dave for having clarifications, if they remember.

> I think it's a little futile to think of fixing the tools before we  
> know for sure why the spec doesn't seem to agree with itself...

note in my mail ;) I didn't say we must fix the tool. I said in the  
topic, "additional checking?"
I'm as surprised as you may be, and not sure about what we should do,  
yet, on this matter.

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
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